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Jewish wisdom in the Hellenistic age

John Joseph Collins

Jewish wisdom in the Hellenistic age

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Published by Westminster John Knox Press in Louisville, KY .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Bible. -- O.T. -- Apocrypha. -- Ecclesiasticus -- Criticism, interpretation, etc.,
  • Bible. -- O.T. -- Apocrypha. -- Wisdom of Solomon -- Criticism, interpretation, etc.,
  • Pseudo-Phocylides -- Criticism and interpretation,
  • Wisdom -- Biblical teaching,
  • Hellenism.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementJohn J. Collins
    SeriesOld Testament library
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBS"1765.2"C65"1997
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 275 p
    Number of Pages275
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21196594M
    ISBN 100664221092
    LC Control Number9720102


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Collins examines the books of Sirach and the Wisdom of Solomon, the Sentences of Pseudo-Phocylides, and the recently discovered Qumran Sapiential A text from the Dead Sea Scrolls - offering one of the first such looks at this text in print.

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Louisville, Kentucky: Westminster John Knox Press, © xii, pages: Named Person: Pseudo-Phocylides. Material Type: Document, Internet resource: Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File: All Authors / Contributors: John J.

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Collins. JEWISH WISDOM IN THE HELLENISTIC AGE. By John J. Collins. Old Testament Library. Louisville: Westminster/Knox, Pp. xii + $ Although Collins is especially interested in tracing the effect of Hellenistic philosophy on late Jewish wisdom literature, he prepares the ground carefully by reviewing briefly the nature and history of wisdom writing in Israel.

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In this book, now available as a casebound, internationally known author John Collins presents. Wisdom, in short, is a tradition, held together by certain family resemblances rather than by a constant essence.

In this book we are concerned with a segment of that tradition, Jewish wisdom in the Hellenistic age, as represented primarily by Ben Sira and the Jewish wisdom in the Hellenistic age book of Solomon.

The Wisdom of Solomon may be divided into three sections: the "book of eschatology" in chaptersthe "book of Wisdom" proper in chaptersand the "book of history" in chapters 7 There is no precise indication of the date of the Wisdom of Solomon. Proposed dates range from the second century B.C.E.

to about 40 C.E. For a summary see J. Hellenistic Judaism was a form of Judaism in classical antiquity that combined Jewish religious tradition with elements of Greek the fall of the Western Roman Empire and the early Muslim conquests of the eastern Mediterranean, the main centers of Hellenistic Judaism were Alexandria in Egypt and Antioch in Syria (now in southern Turkey), the two main Greek urban.

Jewish Wisdom in the Hellenistic Age. Old Testament Library. Louisville: Westminster John Knox, E-mail Citation» A comprehensive study of Jewish wisdom literature of the Hellenistic age as represented primarily by Sirach, Wisdom of Solomon, Pseudo-Phocylides, and the Dead Sea Scrolls.

Crenshaw, James L. Old Testament Wisdom: An. Jewish Wisdom in the Hellenistic Age. Faculty; $ Jewish wisdom flourished under Hellenism in the books of Ben Sira and the wisdom of Solomon, as well as in a recently discovered sapiential text from Qumran.

In this book, now available as a casebound, internationally known author John Collins presents a compelling description and analysis. In this exploration of Jewish wisdom during the Hellenistic period, internationally renowned scholar John J.

Collins examines the books of Sirach and the Wisdom of Solomon, the Sentences of Pseudo-Phocylides, and the recently discovered Qumran Sapiential A text from the Dead Sea Scrolls - offering one of the first such examinations of this text in.

The independence of Jewish intellectual life in the Hellenistic age is partly explained by the fact that while Jews took a great interest in Greek ideas, the outside world took relatively little interest in Hebrew ideas. The translation of the Bible into Greek did.

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Judaism - Judaism - Hellenistic Judaism (4th century bce–2nd century ce): Contact between Greeks and Semites goes back to Minoan and Mycenaean times and is reflected in certain terms used by Homer and other early Greek authors. It is not until the end of the 4th century, however, that Jews are first mentioned by Greek writers, who praise them as brave, self-disciplined, and.

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To a general historian the term "Hellenistic" describes the literature of the period from the death of Alexander the Great ( B.C.E.) until Rome's predominance in the Mediterranean (c. 30 B.C.E.).Sometimes the same general term is used to refer to Jewish material as well; thus, the Book of Ecclesiastes, early rabbinic literature, and the *Dead Sea Scrolls are sometimes.

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The Old T. This leads to the supposition that the original Wisdom of Solomon and the Passover-Haggadah fragment were probably joined together and then treated as one book. Grätz ("Gesch." 4th ed., iii.) finds in the work allusions to the apotheosis of Caligula ( C.E.), but the deification of the Ptolemies goes back to Egyptian custom.

Religions of the Hellenistic-Roman Age is a superb introduction to the principal Western religions and their philosophical counterparts from the beginnings of Alexander the Great's empire in B.C.E. to the emergence of the Christian world in the fourth century C. Anton?a Tripolitis, a noted scholar of Late Antiquity, examines the rise of the Hellenistic-Roman world and presents Price: $ North Charles Street Baltimore, Maryland, USA +1 () [email protected] © Project MUSE.

Produced by Johns Hopkins University Press in collaboration with The Sheridan Libraries. See also Collins, John J., “Cosmos and Salvation: Jewish Wisdom and Apocalyptic in the Hellenistic Age,” HR 17 () – Lévi-Strauss, Claude, “Structure and Dialectics,” Structural Anthropology (New York: Basic Books, – ) by: In Jewish Wisdom in the Hellenistic Age.

By John J. Collins, – Old Testament Library. Louisville: Westminster John Knox, E-mail Citation» Fine treatment of the book in the context of other Jewish wisdom books of the period.

deSilva, David A. “Wisdom of Solomon: ‘The Righteous Live Forever.’”. Hellenization (other British spelling Hellenisation) or Hellenism is the historical spread of ancient Greek culture, religion, and, to a lesser extent, language over foreign peoples conquered by Greeks or brought into their sphere of influence, particularly during the Hellenistic period following the campaigns of Alexander the Great in the fourth century BC.

Chapter Nineteen - Cosmos and Salvation- Jewish Wisdom and Apocalypticism in the Hellenistic Age Chapter Twenty - The Sage in the Apocalyptic and Pseudepigraphic Literature Jewish wisdom flourished under Hellenism in the books of Ben Sira and the wisdom of Solomon, as well as in a recently discovered sapiential text from Qumran.

In this book, now available as a casebound, internationally known author John Collins presents a compelling description and analysis of these three texts and their continuing wisdom. Abstract. This article sets up a dialogue between two bodies of ancient texts, i.e. Jewish wisdom literature and Greco-Roman didactic of the Hellenistic period, with an awareness of the scholarly and interpretive communities that have studied, taught and transformed these bodies of texts from antiquity until the : Hindy Najman, Tobias Reinhardt.

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