The Social World of the Sages: An Introduction to Israelite and Jewish Wisdom Literature ePub (Adobe DRM) download by Mark R. Sneed

The Social World of the Sages: An Introduction to Israelite and Jewish Wisdom Literature

Fortress Press
Publication date: June 2015
ISBN: 9781451479874
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Is there evidence for a distinct “wisdom tradition” in ancient Israel? Mark R. Sneed redefines the wisdom literature as a loosely cohering collection of books that educated scribal apprentices in moral instruction. Sneed discusses the data for scribal culture and pedagogy in the ancient Near East, suggesting that wisdom literature was meant to complement, not to compete with, other modes of literature in the Hebrew Bible. The result is a surprising new picture of the authors and tradents of the wisdom literature. Maps and illustrations include
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