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Between Gospel and Election by Florian Wilk (Editor); J. Ross Wagner (Editor); Frank Schleritt (Editor)See: “Unnverving Grace: Approaching Romans 9–11 from The Wisdom of
Solomon," pp. 91-110.
How do the truth claims of the gospel of Christ square with the biblical testimony to God's abiding election of the Jewish people? In Romans 9-11, the apostle Paul reflects deeply on this fundamental theological question. The interpretation of these chapters has long been contested, however. The present volume opens up fresh lines of inquiry.
The Exodus Story in the Wisdom of Solomon by Samuel Cheon; Lester L. Grabbe (Series edited by)This exemplary study presents the hermeneutical principles and theological tendencies of Pseudo-Solomon's biblical interpretation of the Exodus story in the Wisdom of Solomon.
The Book of Enoch, written during the second century B.C.E., is one of the most important non-canonical pseudepigraphical works. Its only complete extant version is an Ethiopic translation of a Greek translation made in Palestine from the original Hebrew or Aramaic
Wisdom of Solomon by Lester L. GrabbeA helpful study guide to the Wisdom of Solomon.
The Wisdom Literature by Richard J. CliffordSee: "The Wisdom of Solomon," pp. 133-156.
Opening chapters of The Wisdom Literature comment on the striking similarities between ancient and modern "wisdom literature" and on the comparable literature from ancient Mesopotamia, Egypt, and Canaan. Thereafter, a chapter is devoted to each biblical wisdom book (Proverbs, Job, Ecclesiastes, Song of Songs, Sirach, and Wisdom of Solomon), studying not only its content but also its rhetoric -- how it engages the reader.
Jewish Wisdom in the Hellenistic Age by John J. CollinsSee: "Wisdom in the Hellenistic Diaspora," pp. 133-232.
Jewish wisdom flourished under Hellenism in the books of Ben Sira and the Wisdom of Solomon, as well as in a recently discovered sapiential text from Qumran. In this book, internationally known author John Collins presents a compelling description and analysis of these three texts and their continuing wisdom traditions.
Introducing the Apocrypha by David A. deSilva; James Charlesworth (Foreword by)See: "Wisdom of Solomon: 'The Righteous Live Forever,'" pp. 131-160.
This comprehensive, up-to-date introduction to the Old Testament apocryphal books summarizes their context, message, and significance. The first edition has been very well reviewed and widely adopted. It is the most substantial introduction to the Apocrypha available and has become a standard authority on the topic. The second edition has been substantially revised and updated throughout.
Invitation to the Apocrypha by Daniel J. HarringtonSee: "The Wisdom of Solomon: Immortality, Wisdom, and History," pp. 55-77.
Using the latest and best scholarship yet writing for those new to the Apocrypha, Daniel Harrington guides readers through the background, content, and message of each book. A distinctive feature of this primer is that it focuses throughout on the problem of suffering, highlighting what each book of the Apocrypha says about this universal human experience.
The Apocrypha by Martin Goodman; John Barton; John MuddimanSee: "The Wisdom of Solomon," pp. 45-68.
Newly issued in a series of part volumes, the OBC is now available in an affordable and portable format for the commentaries to the books of the Apocrypha. Includes a general introduction to using the Commentary, in addition to an introduction to study of the Apocrypha.
The Tree of Life by Roland E. MurphySee: "The Wisdom of Solomon: A View from the Diaspora," pp. 83-96.
Since 1990, Roland Murphy's Tree of Life has been a standard introduction to the wisdom literature of the Bible. This superb study thoroughly explores the wisdom writings of the Bible, interpreting this literature in a way that illumines the development of Israel's search for wisdom throughout its tumultuous history.
Wisdom of Solomon by David Winston; Anchor Bible StaffDr. Winston's commentary is the first to thoroughly cover both previous research and recent developments such as the Qumran scrolls, papyrus discoveries in Egypt, and new knowledge of ancient Iranian religion. It is a major contribution to the study of the apocryphal literature of the Bible.