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This book provides comprehensive coverage of the wisdom literature within a liberative framework. Ceresko introduces the books of Proverbs, Job, Ecclesiastes (Qoheleth), Sirach (Ecclesiasticus), and the Book of Wisdom, showing the development and function of wisdom literature in the ancient world and within Israel, both as a form of literature and as a guide for daily life. He presents a general overview of the themes, structure and historical background and looks closely at significant texts from each wisdom book.
Format: Paperback Number of Pages: 192 Vendor: Orbis Books Publication Date: 1999
Dimensions: 9.25 X 6 (inches) ISBN: 157075277X ISBN-13: 9781570752773 Availability: Usually ships in 24-48 hours.