Construction, Coherence and Connotations: Studies on the Septuagint, Apocryphal and Cognate Literature

Construction, Coherence and Connotations: Studies on the Septuagint, Apocryphal and Cognate Literature

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ISBN-13: 9783110464269
Publisher: De Gruyter
Publication date: 08/22/2016
Series: Deuterocanonical and Cognate Literature Studies Series , #34
Pages: 331
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.06(h) x (d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

Nicholas P.L. Allen and Pierre J. Jordaan, North-West University, Potchefstroom, South Africa.

Table of Contents

Introduction Pierre Johan Jordaan Nicholas Peter Legh Allen 1

The Relationship Between the Wisdom of Jesus Ben Sira and the Septuagint Version of Proverbs Johann Cook 11

Three Poetic Pillars in the Book of Ben Sira: From the Divine to Human Wisdom Friedrich Vinzenz Reiterer 27

Past, Present and Future in the Book of Ben Sira Ibolya Balla 51

A Text-Critical Examination of Different Readings in the Hebrew and Greek Texts of Ben Sira 35:18 (32:19) Gideon R. Kotzé 69

Interpretation and Ideology in the Metatexts of Ben Sira: The Headings of the Geneva Bible (1560) and the King James Version (1611) Cynthia L. Miller-Naudé Jacobus A. Naudé 87

Angelic Mediation in the Book of Tobit: A Shift in the Deuteronomic Paradigm? Annette H. M. Evans 133

Structural and Psychological Coherence in the Book of Tobit Helen Efthimiadis-Keith 149

Translation Shifts in LXX-Micah as Clues to its Theology and Ideology Steve Modugno 165

Reading Judith as a Guide to Jewish Worship in Second Temple Judaism: A Greimassian Perspective Risimati S. Hobyane 193

A Study of Connection and Disjunction in the Book of Baruch Gerhardus J. Swart 207

Susanna - Framing the Minds and Views of People in Daniel Joseph Jacobus de Bruyn 221

A Possible Greek Bible Source for Late Antique Synagogue Art Géza G. Xeravits 233

Coincidence or Coherence? Rhetorical Considerations for Unnatural Elements in 2 Maccabees 5:1-20 Eugene Coetzer 249

Josephus and the Pharisees Nicholas Peter Legh Allen 261

Index 307

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