Praise Israel for Wisdom and Instruction

Praise Israel for Wisdom and Instruction

Essays on Ben Sira and Wisdom, the Letter of Aristeas and the Septuagint

eBook - 2008
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This book brings together fifteen articles representing the major thrusts of Prof. Wright's work over the last decade. They focus on three interrelated themes in the study of Early Judaism. (1) Translation. Several essays treat Jewish translation strategies as well as some of the social frameworks within which translation took place. (2) Social Location. The effort to locate texts in their social landscapes has helped to break down many traditional scholarly categories. Especially pertinent are the ways that wisdom and apocalyptic relate to each other, and he explores how specific wisdom and apocalyptic texts relate. (3) Transmission of Tradition. Several articles focus on how traditional material was shaped and framed in order to ensure its successful transmission to subsequent generations.
Publisher: Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2008.
ISBN: 9004169083
9789004169081
Branch Call Number: ELECTRONIC BOOK
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xv, 361 p.)
Additional Contributors: ebrary, Inc
Call Number: ELECTRONIC BOOK

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