Wisdom In Revolt

Wisdom In Revolt

by Leo G. Perdue
     
 

Once the 'poor relation' of biblical theology, Wisdom is now assuming a central role in the reconstruction of Israelite religion and the formation of scripture. This clear yet sophisticated study brings together creation, anthropology, myth, narrative, metaphor and much else in a comprehensive synthesis representing the fruits of nearly two decades of research by a

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Overview

Once the 'poor relation' of biblical theology, Wisdom is now assuming a central role in the reconstruction of Israelite religion and the formation of scripture. This clear yet sophisticated study brings together creation, anthropology, myth, narrative, metaphor and much else in a comprehensive synthesis representing the fruits of nearly two decades of research by a leading student of Wisdom.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780567465474
Publisher:
Bloomsbury Academic
Publication date:
02/01/2009
Series:
Library of Hebrew Bible/Old Testament Studies Series
Pages:
296
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.80(d)

Meet the Author

Leo G. Perdue is Professor of Hebrew Bible at Brite Divinity School, Fort Worth, TX, USA. He is the author of numerous books, including Wisdom and Creation: The Theology of Wisdom Literature (Abingdon, 1994, Second printing, 1995), After the Collapse of History: New Approaches to Biblical Theology (Fortress. 2005), and Sword and Stylus: An Invitation to Wisdom in the Age of Empires (Eerdmans, 2008). He is the series editor for The Library of Biblical Theology at Abingdon Press and Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht's Library of Wisdom. He is the English editor The Biblical Encyclopedia (Kohlhammer, Deutsch; SBL Press, English).

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