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Praise Israel for wisdom and instruction [electronic resource] : essays on Ben Sira and wisdom, the Letter of Aristeas and the Septuagint /

by Benjamin G. Wright III.

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Main Author: Wright, Benjamin G.
Vernacular: Wisdom and women at Qumran -- From generation to generation : the sage as father in early Jewish literature -- The categories of rich and poor in the Qumran sapiential literature -- "Who has been tested by gold and found perfect?" : Ben Sira's discourse of riches and poverty / (with Claudia V. Camp) -- "Fear the Lord and honor the priest" : Ben Sira as defender of the Jerusalem priesthood -- "Put the nations in fear of you" : Ben Sira and the problem of foreign rule -- Wisdom, instruction and social location in Ben Sira and 1 Enoch -- Ben Sira on the sage as exemplar -- B. Sanhedrin 100b and rabbinic knowledge of Ben Sira -- The Jewish scriptures in Greek : the Septuagint in the context of ancient translation activity -- עבד/δουλος : terms and social status in the meeting of Hebrew-biblical and Hellenistic-Roman culture -- Access to the source : Cicero, Ben Sira, the Septuagint and their audiences -- The Letter of Aristeas and the reception history of the Septuagint -- Translation as Scripture : the Septuagint in Aristeas and Philo -- Three Jewish ritual practices in Aristeas [sections] 158-160.
Published: Leiden ; Brill, 2008.
Series: Supplements to the Journal for the study of Judaism ; v. 131.
ebrary Academic religion & philosophy
Academic complete, religion & philosophy
Topics: Wisdom literature - Criticism, interpretation, etc. | RELIGION - Biblical Studies. | Weisheitsliteratur. | Frühjudentum. | Weisheitsliteratur. | Septuaginta. | Pseudepigrafer (Gamla Testamentet) | Bible. Ecclesiasticus - Criticism, interpretation, etc. | Bible. Old Testament. Greek - Versions - Septuagint. | Letter of Aristeas. | Bible. Ecclesiasticus - Criticism, interpretation, etc. - Versions - Septuagint. | Bible. Old Testament - Criticism, interpretation, etc. - Versions - Septuagint. | Letter of Aristeas - Criticism, interpretation, etc. - Versions - Septuagint. | Sirach <Buch> | Septuaginta. | Sirach (Buch) | Aristeas, Epistolographus, approximately 3. Jh. v. Chr. Ad Philocratem.
Regions: Qumran.
Genres: Electronic books.
Online Access: http://site.ebrary.com/lib/jkmlibrary/detail.action?docID=10363885 Access restricted to individuals currently affiliated with the Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago and McCormick Theological Seminary
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