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Author Glicksman, Andrew T.

Title Wisdom of Solomon 10 : a Jewish Hellenistic reinterpretation of early Israelite history through sapiential lenses / Andrew T. Glicksman
Published Berlin ; New York : De Gruyter, [2011]
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Description 1 online resource (xiv, 244 pages)
Series Deuterocanonical and cognate literature studies, 1865-1666 ; v. 9
Deuterocanonical and cognate literature studies ; v. 9. 1865-1666
Contents Acknowledgements; Abbreviations; Chapter 1: General Introduction; Chapter 2: Preliminary Literary and Historical Matters; Chapter 3: Structural and Poetical Analysis; Chapter 4: Genre and Form; Chapter 5: Exegesis; Chapter 6: Hermeneutical Method; Chapter 7: Conclusion; Appendix 1: Poetic and Rhythmic Prose Elements in Wisdom 10; Appendix 2: Summary and Analysis of Selected Beispielreihen; Bibliography; Index of Ancient Texts; Index of Modern Scholars
Summary The Wisdom of Solomon 10 is a unique passage among Jewish wisdom texts since it both presents personified divine Wisdom (i.e., Lady Wisdom) as acting directly in early Israelite history and explicitly categorizes key biblical figures as either righteous or unrighteous. Through the use of historical and literary criticism, this study especially focuses on how Wisdom 10 has a distinct literary genre and form. Furthermore, it investigates the way that the book's author (i.e., Pseudo-Solomon) reinterprets well-known figures and events of the Pentateuch for his Jewish Alexandrian audience in the Gr
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Subject Bible. Wisdom of Solomon, X -- Criticism, interpretation, etc
Bible. Wisdom of Solomon, X -- Historiography
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2010044294
ISBN 1283399806
311024764X (hardcover 23 x 15,5 ; alk. paper)
3110247658 (electronic bk.)
9783110247640 (hardcover 23 x 15,5 ; alk. paper)
9783110247657 (electronic bk.)
(hardcover 23 x 15,5 ; alk. paper)