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Was There a Wisdom Tradition? New Prospects in Israelite Wisdom Studies

  • By Mark R. Sneed
  • By Mark Sneed
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This collection of essays explores questions that challenge the traditional notion of a wisdom tradition among the Israelite literati, such as: Is the wisdom literature a genre or mode of literature or do we need new terminology? Who were the tradents? Is there such a thing as a "wisdom scribe" and what would that look like? Did the scribes who composed wisdom literature also have a hand in producing the other "traditions," such as the priestly, prophetic, and apocalyptic, as well as other non-sapiential works? Were Israelite sages open to non-sapiential forms of knowledge in their conceptualization of wisdom?

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  • Additional Details
    • SKU: 9781628370997
    • Manufacturer: Soc Of Biblical Literature
    • Language of Text: English
    • ISBN 13: 9781628370997
    • Publication Date: 08/01/2015
    • Format: Paperback
    • Author: Mark R. Sneed
    • Author: Mark Sneed
    • Page Count: 338
    • Width: 6.00 inches
    • Height: 0.76 inches
    • Length: 9.00 inches
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