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Jewish Wisdom in the Hellenistic Age

ISBN-10: 0664221092

ISBN-13: 9780664221096

Edition: N/A

Authors: John J. Collins

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List price: $50.00
Publisher: Westminster John Knox Press
Publication date: 10/1/1997
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 285
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.144
Language: English

Donald Senior , C.P., is President and Professor of New Testament at Catholic Theological Union in Chicago. John J. Collins , Ph.D., is Holmes Professor of Old Testament Criticism and Interpretation at Yale University. He is currently serving as president of the Society of Biblical Literature.

Acknowledgments
Abbreviations
Where Is Wisdom to Be Found?
Hebrew Wisdom
Ben Sira in His Hellenistic Context
Wisdom and the Law
Ben Sira's Ethics
The Problem of Evil and the Justice of God
The History and Destiny of Israel
Wisdom in the Dead Sea Scrolls
Wisdom in the Hellenistic Diaspora
The Diaspora Setting
Jewish Ethics in Hellenistic Dress: The Sentences of Pseudo-Phocylides
Wisdom and Immortality
Wisdom and the Cosmos
Epilogue: From Hebrew Wisdom to Greek Philosophy
Bibliography
Index of Passages
Index of Authors