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Bibil Identifier bibil:239587
Publication Type Book
Title (English, Long) Sirach
Author Corley, Jeremy
Series New Collegeville Bible Commentary (Volume: 21)
Year (Publication) 2013
Year (Original (1st Edition)) 2013
Year (Copyright) 2013
Year (Reference) 2013
Library BCU/Dorigny, Lausanne
Signature USA 20391
Place 224.86.07
Publishing house Liturgical Press
Place Collegeville, Minnesota
ISBN 978-0-8146-2855-3
Edition number 1
Language English
Pages 152 Pages
height in cm 23
Genre Original
Abstract The book of Sirach praises the study of the law, the wisdom of the men of old and their prophecies. Its author is well-read and rearticulates traditional Jewish wisdom for his generation, centering it on fear of the Lord, and clearly asserting that wisdom is a gift from God. He encourages his audience to remain steadfast in following the law of Moses rather than following the ways of the dominant pagan Greek culture.
Keywords Thesaurus BiBIL : Books of the Old Testament : Deuterocanonical : Sirach / Wisdom of Jesus Ben-Sira / Ecclesiasticus
Genres Modern Translation
Commentary
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