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Wisdom in Ancient Israel

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ISBN-10: 0521624894

ISBN-13: 9780521624893

Edition: 1997 (Reprint)

Authors: John Day, Robert P. Gordon, Hugh Godfrey Maturin Williamson, J. D. Ray, W. G. Lambert

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Wisdom in Ancient Israel is a collection of essays on wisdom literature and its relation to ancient near eastern thought by an international group of specialists, who consider the nature of wisdom in relation to the Old Testament.
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Book details

List price: $54.99
Copyright year: 1997
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 12/11/1997
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 328
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.990
Language: English

Introduction
The Ancient Near Eastern Setting
Egyptian wisdom literature
Some new Babylonian wisdom literature
The wisdom of Ahiqar
Old Testament and Apocryphal Texts
Foreign semitic influence on the wisdom of Israel and its appropriation in the book of Proverbs
The limits of theodicy as a theme of the book of
Qoheleth
A house divided: wisdom in Old Testament narrative traditions
Wisdom in Solomonic historiography
Amos and wisdom
Hosea and the wisdom tradition: dependence and independence
Isaiah and the wise
Jeremiah and the wise
The wisdom psalms
Wisdom and Daniel
Ecclesiasticus: a tract for the times
The Christian use and the Jewish origins of the Wisdom of
Were there schools in ancient Israel?
The trees, the beasts and the birds: fables, parables and allegories in the Old Testament
The personification of
Wisdom and the goddess
Wisdom at
The interpretation of wisdom in nineteenth-century scholarship
Wisdom and Old Testament theology
Biographical note
Bibliography of the works of
Indexes