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Author International Conference on the Deuterocanonical Books (10th : 2013 : Budapest, Hungary)

Title Canonicity, setting, wisdom in the Deuterocanonicals : papers of the jubilee meeting of the International Conference on the Deuterocanonical Books / edited by Géza G. Xeravits, József Zsengellér and Xavér Szabó
Published Berlin [Germany] ; Boston [Massachusetts] : Walter de Gruyter GmbH, 2014


Description 1 online resource (296 pages)
Series Deuterocanonical and Cognate Literature Studies, 1865-1666 ; Volume 22
Deuterocanonical and cognate literature studies ; Volume 22.
Contents Preface; Table of Contents; MAIN PAPERS; The Penumbra of the Canon: What Do the Deuterocanonical Books Represent?; Some Brief Notes on the Early History of the Deuterocanonici: A Response to John Collins; Hellenization and Jewish Identity in the Deuterocanonical Literature; Hellenization and Jewish Identity in the Deuterocanonical Literature: A Response to Ben Wright; Short Notes on Ben Wright's "Hellenization and Jewish Identity in the Deuterocanonical Literature"; Wisdom in Deuterocanonical and Cognate Literatures; THEMATIC STUDIES
Creation, Torah, and Revealed Wisdom in Some Second Temple Sapiential Texts (Sirach, 4QInstruction, 4Q185, and 4Q525): A Response to John KampenPANCRATIUS C. BEENTJES Philo of Alexandria and Greek Ben Sira; Images of Imparting Knowledge in Ben Sira and Proverbs; The Figure of Moses in the Book of Wisdom; Apocalypticism and Narration in the Book of Tobit; "What About the Dog?" Tobit's Mysterious Canine Revisited; Wisdom in the Book of Tobit; APPENDIX; Mr. Deuterocanonical Literature (1546-2013): A Brief Vita of a Controversial Religious Figure; Index of Modern Authors; Index of Passages
Summary The volume publishes papers read at the tenth International Conference on the Deuterocanonical Books, Budapest, 2013. The authors explore various aspects of this literature, with pre-eminent emphasis on their relation to diverse early Jewish texts and traditions; their reactions on Hellenism; and the way they treated as a canonical collection within their history of interpretation
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references at the end of each chapters and indexes
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Subject Bible. Apocrypha -- Criticism, interpretation, etc. -- Congresses
Bible. Apocrypha.
Bibel Altes Testament
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings.
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
Author Xeravits, Géza G., editor
Zsengellér, József, editor
Szabó, Xavér, editor
ISBN 9783110392548