Wisdom Literature : A Theological History


Explore the rich cultural streams that shaped the Wisdom literature of antiquity. From Babylon’s sapiential tradition in Job and Egyptian skepticism in Qoheleth to Hellenistic influences in Ben Sira, Perdue’s magisterial exploration sets representative books in historical context. Analyzing conditions that helped produce them, he discusses their theological themes and the genre’s overall evolution.


SKU (ISBN): 9780664229191
ISBN10: 0664229190
Leo Perdue
Binding: Trade Paper
Published: July 2007
Publisher: Westminster John Knox Press

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