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Author Kearns, Conleth

Title The Expanded Text of Ecclesiasticus : Its Teaching on the Future Life as a Clue to its Origin
Published Berlin : De Gruyter, 2011


Description 1 online resource (344 pages)
Series Deuterocanonical and Cognate Literature Studies ; 11
Deuterocanonical and cognate literature studies ; 11.
Contents Preface; Contents; An Appreciation; Introduction to Kearns' Dissertation; The Expanded Text of Ecclesiasticus. Its Teaching on the Future Life as a Clue to Its Origin; Contents; Preface; Abbreviations, Transliteration, Translation; Bibliography; Text; Appendix: The Divine Inspiration of the Added Passages; Index: Passages Discussed, or Quoted as Parallels; Bibliographical Updates 1951-2010; Abbreviations
Summary In spite of its importance for the textual history and the theological significance of the Book of Ben Sira, especially in its two different Greek versions, the 1951 doctoral thesis of Conleth Kearns has never been published and is only in circulation in photocopies. Kearns brought together a great quantity of textual and theological observations on the additions to the first Greek version concerning eschatology which are not to be found anywhere else until now. He has actually shown that these additions are part of a whole pseudepigraphic literature. That is the reason why this monograph
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SUBJECT Bible. Ecclesiasticus -- Criticism, Textual
Bible. Ecclesiasticus -- Theology
Bible. Ecclesiasticus fast
Sirach (Buch) idszbz
Bibeln. G.T. Apokryferna. Syrak -- textkritik. sao
Subject Future life -- Biblical teaching
RELIGION / Biblical Criticism & Interpretation / Old Testament.
Future life -- Biblical teaching
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
Author Norton, Gerard J
Gilbert, Maurice
Calduch-Benages, NĂºria
Beentjes, Pancratius Cornelis
ISBN 9783110252590