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Author International Conference on the Deuterocanonical Books (3rd : 2006 : Pápa, Hungary)

Title Studies in the book of Ben Sira : papers of the Third International Conference on the Deuterocanonical books, Shime'on Centre, Pápa, Hungary, 18-20 May, 2006 / edited by Géza G. Xeravits, József Zsengellér
Published Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2008
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Description 1 online resource (xiii, 267 pages) : illustrations
Series Supplements to the Journal for the study of Judaism, 1384-2161 ; v. 127
Supplements to the Journal for the study of Judaism ; v. 127. 1384-2161
Contents The vetus latina of Ecclesiasticus / Maurice Gilbert -- The Coptic version(s) of the Book of Jesus Sirach / Frank Feder -- Where does Ben Sira belong? The canon, literary genre, intellectual movement, and social group of a Zadokite document / Gabriele Boccaccini -- The pre-eminence of the Hebrew language and the emerging concept of the "ideal text" in late second temple Judaism / Stefan Schorch -- "The law, the prophets, and the other books of the Fathers" (Sir, prologue) : canonical lists in Ben Sira and elsewhere? / Armin Lange -- "Cut her away from your flesh." Divorce in Ben Sira / Nuria Calduch-Benages -- Das Verhältnis der hmkhḥ zur hdṿt im Buch Ben Sira. Kriterien zur gegenseitigen Bestimmung / Friedrich V. Reiterer -- Does wisdom come from the temple? Ben Sira's attitude to the temple of Jerusalem / József Zsengellér -- Sirach 44:1-15 as introduction to the Praise of the ancestors / Jeremy Corley -- The use and interpretation of biblical tradition in Ben Sira's Praise of the ancestors / Benjamin G. Wright III -- Ben Sira 44:19-23--the patriarchs, text, tradition, theology / Pancratiusi C. Beentjes -- Noah in the praise of the Fathers : the flood story in nuce / Matthias Weigold
Summary This volume contains the proceedings of the third international conference on the deuterocanonical literature organised by the Shime'on Centre in Papa, Hungary. Renowned international scholars of the field treat questions of text in the "Book of Ben Sira", the underlying traditions and theological questions. In the first part, the authors deal with introductory problems of the complex oeuvre of Ben Sira; the second main part of the volume focuses primarily on the wisdom part of book; finally, the reader will find papers dealing with particular pericopae of the Praise of the Fathers s
Analysis Ben Sira
Deuterocanonical books
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Notes Essays in English, with one in German
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Subject Bible. Ecclesiasticus -- Criticism, interpretation, etc. -- Congresses.
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings.
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Conference papers and proceedings.
Form Electronic book
Author Xeravits, Géza G.
Zsengellér, József.
LC no. 2008015444
ISBN 9047443640 (electronic bk.)
9789047443643 (electronic bk.)