Wurzeln der Weisheit

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Book details

List price: $30.00
Publisher: Westminster John Knox Press
Publication date: 1/1/1995
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 285
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.638
Language: English

J. Daryl Charles is Assistant Professor of Religion and Philosophy at Taylor University, Upland, Indiana.

Introduction
The Early Proverbial Wisdom of Israel
History of Research
Proverbial Statements
Proverbs of Observation and Experience
Observations about People
Contrasts
The Human Being and Its Social Standing, Work, and Possessions
The Human Being in Community and Family
The Human Being in Public Life
The King
The Messenger
Summary
Proverbs about Human Character
Form
The Relationship of the Proverbs to Old Testament Laws
Types of Character That Endanger the Community
Characterization of Behavior
Characterization of the Fool by Comparison
Characterization of the One Who Promotes the Community
Conclusion
Proverbs of Antithesis: The Foolish-The Wise
Originally Double-Verse Proverbs and Those Editorially Constructed
Proverbs Dealing Exclusively with the Foolish and the Wise
The Wisdom of the Wise in Transition
Comparisons
The Content of the Comparisons
The Form of the Comparisons
The Uniqueness of the Comparisons Exemplified
Proverbs of Value Judgment (Comparative Proverbs)
Numerical Proverbs: Commendations and Riddles
Proverbs of Antithesis: The Righteous-The Wicked
Basic Fourfold Thematic Structure
Proverbs of Antithesis: The Righteous-The Wicked in Chapters 25--29
What Happens between the Righteous and the Wicked
The Righteous and the Wicked in the Psalms and Job
Comparisons in the Proverbs of Antithesis: The Righteous-The Wicked
Summary
Hortatory Proverbs (Imperative Sayings)
Two Types of Hortatory Proverbs
The Introduction in 22:17-21: The Summons to Listen
Exhortations concerning Instruction
General Exhortations
The Structure of 22:17-24:24 and Its Correspondence to the Teaching of Amenemope
Hortatory Words in Chapters 22--24: Summary
Scattered Proverbs in Chapters 22--24
Hortatory Proverbs outside of 22:17-24:24
The Farewell Exhortation in Tobit 4:3-19
Poetry in the Book of Proverbs
Proverbs in the Old Testament Outside of Proverbs 10--31
Proverbs in Proverbs 1--9
Individual Proverbs in Qohelet
Proverbs in the Historical and Prophetic Books
Wisdom Sayings in the Psalms
Wisdom in the Book of Job
The Change From Proverbial Wisdom to Didactic Poetry
A Form-Critical Sketch of Wisdom
Wisdom Proverbs as Words of Jesus
Rudolf Bultmann
Max Kuchler
W. A. Beardslee
Summary
A Sketch of a Grouping of Proverbs in the Gospels
God and Humanity in Early Proverbial Wisdom
The Understanding of Humanity in Proverbial Wisdom
The Human Being; the Creature
The Human Being as a Creature among Creatures; the Environment
The Fruit of the Garden; Provisions
Work and Its Yield
The Human Being in Community
Discourse
The Work of God in Early Wisdom
Yahweh as the Creator of Humanity
God and His Work as the Limitation of Human Possibilities
God Chastises and Forgives in Mercy
Proverbs of Antithesis: God's Dealing with the Righteous and the Wicked
The Fear of Yahweh
Summary
Wisdom and Theology
Conclusion
The Significance of the Universal Aspects of the Proverbs
Humanity Comes of Age
Wisdom, Science, and Philosophy
Time and Place
Science and Wisdom
Wisdom and Philosophy
Ecclesiastes 3:1-11 (Luther's Translation): Humanity in Its Temporality
Appendix
Comparisons with Proverbial Sayings from Other Times and Places
African Proverbs
Hortatory Words of Tobatak of Sumatra
Form and Scope of Sumerian Proverbs
The Teaching of Amenemope
The Instruction of Onch-Sheshonqy
Conclusion
Epilogue
Abbreviations
Notes
A Select Chronological Bibliography

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