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Jesus Ben Sira Of Jerusalem: A Biblical Guide To Living Wisely (Interfaces) [Paperback]

By Daniel J. Harrington (Author)
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Questions of vocation and character formation become important to students as they continue to receive higher education. Jesus Ben Sira combines secular wisdom from Near Eastern wisdom sources and divine revelations from the Hebrew Bible to create the Book of Sirach. By applying form criticism to Ben Sira's book, Daniel J. Harrington provides students with historical information of the psychological and sociological context underlying Ben Sira's teachings, as well as an understanding of how Ben Sira's ancient wisdom can contribute to personal and social formation in the 21st century.

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Questions of vocation and character formation become important to students as they continue to receive higher education. Jesus Ben Sira combines secular wisdom from Near Eastern wisdom sources and divine revelations from the Hebrew Bible to create the Book of Sirach. By applying form criticism to Ben Sira's book, Daniel J. Harrington provides students with historical information of the psychological and sociological context underlying Ben Sira's teachings, as well as an understanding of how Ben Sira's ancient wisdom can contribute to personal and social formation in the 21st century.

Chapters include Ben Sira and His Book, Ben Sira and Other Wisdom Books, Reading Ben Sira's Book, Ben Sira's Ways of Teaching, Ben Sira's Social World, Ben Sira's Abiding Wisdom, as well as references, suggestions for further study, and an index.

"Daniel J. Harrington, S.J., Ph.D., is a professor of New Testament at the Weston Jesuit School of Theology in Cambridge, Massachusetts. He has written numerous scholarly works, including "Pal on the Mystery of Israel, The Gospel of Matthew," and "The Gospel According to Matthew" published by the Liturgical Press." This book is part of the series Interfaces.

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Studio: Liturgical Press
Pages   142
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 9.04" Width: 6.12" Height: 0.32"
Weight:   0.45 lbs.
Binding  Softcover
Release Date   Oct 1, 2005
Publisher   Liturgical Press
ISBN  0814652123  
ISBN13  9780814652121  


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Daniel J. Harrington Daniel J. Harrington, SJ, is professor of New Testament at the Boston College School of Theology and Ministry. He received his doctorate in biblical languages and literatures from Harvard University in 1970. He has been general editor of New Testament Abstracts since 1972 and is a past president of the Catholic Biblical Association of America (1985 86). He is the author of more than fifty books on various aspects of biblical studies, including the recently revised Reading the Old Testament.

Daniel J. Harrington currently resides in Cambridge, in the state of Massachusetts. Daniel J. Harrington has an academic affiliation as follows - Boston College.

Daniel J. Harrington has published or released items in the following series...
  1. Come & See (Sheed & Ward)
  2. Comentario Biblico de Collegeville
  3. Interfaces
  4. Old Testament Message
  5. Sacra Pagina (Hardcover)
  6. Sacra Pagina (Quality Paper)
  7. Studies in Judaism and Christianity
  8. What Are They Saying About...


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