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Introduction to Old Testament wisdom : a spirituality for liberation

Author: Anthony R Ceresko
Publisher: Maryknoll, N.Y. : Orbis Books, ©1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Introduction to Old Testament Wisdom provides comprehensive coverage of the wisdom literature within a liberative framework. Ceresko introduces the books of Proverbs, Job, Ecclesiastes (Qoheleth), Sirach (Ecclesiasticus), and the Book of Wisdom, showing the development and function of wisdom literature in the ancient world and within Israel, both as a form of literature and as a guide for daily life. He presents a  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Wisdom literature
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Anthony R Ceresko
ISBN: 157075277X 9781570752773
OCLC Number: 41497050
Description: xi, 205 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Anthony R. Ceresko.

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"Introduction to Old Testament Wisdom provides comprehensive coverage of the wisdom literature within a liberative framework. Ceresko introduces the books of Proverbs, Job, Ecclesiastes (Qoheleth), Sirach (Ecclesiasticus), and the Book of Wisdom, showing the development and function of wisdom literature in the ancient world and within Israel, both as a form of literature and as a guide for daily life. He presents a general overview of the themes, structure and historical background and looks closely at significant texts from each wisdom book."--Jacket.

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