Author:Ben Sira. Translator-Patrick W. Skehan; Introduction-Alexander A. Di Lella

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The Wisdom of Ben Sira (The Anchor Yale Bible Commentaries)

By: Ben Sira. Translator-Patrick W. Skehan; Introduction-Alexander A. Di Lella

Price: $44.95

Publisher: Yale University Press: March 1995

Seller ID: 66841

ISBN: 0300139942

Condition: Used - Very Good


No marks or writing observed in text. Binding tight and square. Gently read. . . . . . . . The Wisdom of Ben Sira (Ecclesiasticus) contains the sayings of Ben Sira, arguably the last of Israel's wise men and its first professional scribe, whose world was defined and dominated by Greek ideas and ideals. This Hellenistic worldview challenged the adequacy of the religion passed down to the Palestinian Jews of the second century B.C.E. by their ancestors. Ben Sira's trainin... View more info