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Published by Clarendon Press in Oxford .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Assyro-Babylonian literature

Book details:

The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 358 p.
Number of Pages358
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16368242M
ISBN 100198154240
LC Control Number60005214

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In Babylonian literature there is "wisdom literature" that are similar in composition to the biblical books of Job and Proverbs. Many of these deal with the problem of the evil and suffering, as well as stories concerning devout and pious observers who fell upon evil times, as a lesson on morality. Babylonian Wisdom Literature is available in our digital library an online access to it is set as public so you can get it instantly. Our book servers saves in multiple locations, allowing you to get the most less latency time to download any of our books like this one. ☯ Full Synopsis: "The Old Testament's wisdom literature offers one of the most intriguing collections of biblical books (Proverbs, Job, the Psalms about Torah and wisdom, Ecclesiastes, Qoheleth, Ben Sira, and the Wisdom of Solomon). In this magisterial textbook, preeminent wisdom scholar Leo G. Perdue sets each book of wisdom in its historical context, examining the conditions that produced the book . The Wisdom Literature of the Bible*: Introduction F.F. Bruce [p.5] The Old Testament Canon includes three books which are commonly distinguished from the others by being classed as “Wisdom Books”—because in them the value of wisdom is specially emphasized and expounded. These are the Books of Job, Proverbs and Ecclesiastes.

Babylonian Wisdom Literature Wilfred G. Lambert. This classic work has served students of Akkadian literature as a useful sourcebook and as a model publication for the study of a specific corpus of cuneiform literature.   texts All Books All Texts latest This Just In Smithsonian Libraries FEDLINK (US) Genealogy Lincoln Collection. National Emergency Library. Top Babylonian wisdom literature by Lambert, W. G. Publication date Topics Assyro-Babylonian literature Pages: Wisdom Literature in Mesopotamia and Israel (Society of Biblical Literature Syumposium) Clifford, Richard J. The last fifty years have seen a dramatic increase of interest in the wisdom literature of the Bible, as scholars have come to appreciate the subtlety and originality of Proverbs, Job, and Ecclesiastes as well as of Sirach and Wisdom of. Babylonian Wisdom Literature by W.G. Lambert In Babylonian studies “Wisdom” is used to cover a group of texts similar in scope to the Biblical Wisdom books: discussions on the problem of suffering, teaching on the good life, fables or contest literature, and proverbs.