Item description for In Search of Wisdom: Essays in Memory of John G. Gammie by Leo G. Perdue, William J. Wiseman & Bernard Brandon Scott...
Overview This much-needed volume provides a comprehensive study of wisdom in the Hebrew Bible, in selected intertestamental and Rabbinic texts, and in the New Testament. Seventeen essays by leading scholars--including Joseph Blenkinsopp, Carole R. Fontaine. Michael V. Fox, Richard Horsley, David Winston, and Tina Pippin--help students identify and understand the presence of wisdom in the Bible and related literature.
This much-needed volume provides a comprehensive study of wisdom in the Hebrew Bible, in selected intertestamental and Rabbinic texts, and in the New Testament. An introductory essay summarizes the various meanings of wisdom in current research and offers an accurate understanding of the term. With seventeen essays by leading scholars, this helpful book allows students to identify and understand the presence of wisdom in the Bible and related literatures.
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Studio: Westminster John Knox Press
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.94" Width: 5.92" Height: 0.96" Weight: 1.06 lbs.
Release Date Dec 1, 1993
Publisher Westminster John Knox Press
ISBN 0664252958 ISBN13 9780664252953
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More About Leo G. Perdue, William J. Wiseman & Bernard Brandon Scott
Leo G. Perdue is Professor of Hebrew Bible at Brite Divinity School, Fort Worth, TX, USA. He is the author of numerous books, including Wisdom and Creation: The Theology of Wisdom Literature (Abingdon, 1994, Second printing, 1995), After the Collapse of History: New Approaches to Biblical Theology (Fortress. 2005), and Sword and Stylus: An Invitation to Wisdom in the Age of Empires (Eerdmans, 2008). He is the series editor for The Library of Biblical Theology at Abingdon Press and Vandenhoeck &Ruprecht's Library of Wisdom. He is the English editor The Biblical Encyclopedia (Kohlhammer, Deutsch; SBL Press, English).
Leo G. Perdue has published or released items in the following series...
Blackwell Companions to Religion
Family, Religion, and Culture
Interpretation: A Bible Commentary for Teaching & Preaching
Library of Biblical Theology
Library of Hebrew Bible/Old Testament Studies
Overtures to Biblical Theology
Society of Biblical Literature Resources for Biblical Study