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Texts and Contexts of the Book of Sirach/Texte und Kontexte des Sirachbuches
Karner, Gerhard, Frank Ueberschaer and Burkard M. Zapff, editors

Atlanta: SBL Press, 2017 pp. viii + 333. $50.95

Series Information
Septuagint and Cognate Studies, 66

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Description: Thirteen essays, some in German and others in English, tackle the complicated history of textual transmission of Sirach. This book presents the proceedings of an international conference held in 2014 in Eichstaett, Germany on the text of Ben Sira within its historical contexts. Contributors include James K. Aitken, Pierre-Maurice Bogaert, Franz Böhmisch, Anthony J. Forte SJ, Jan Joosten, Otto Kaiser, Siegfried Kreuzer, Jean-Sébastien Rey, Werner Urbanz, Knut Usener, Oda Wischmeyer, Markus Witte, Benjamin G. Wright, and Burkard M. Zapff.

Subjects: Bible, Apocrypha and Pseudepigrapha, Old Testament Apocrypha, Ecclesiasticus (Sirach), Literature

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Review by Ibolya Balla
Published 5/2/2019
Citation: Ibolya Balla, review of Gerhard Karner, Frank Ueberschaer, and Burkard M. Zapff, eds., Texts and Contexts of the Book of Sirach/Texte und Kontexte des Sirachbuches, Review of Biblical Literature [http://www.bookreviews.org] (2019).


Review by Johann Cook
Published 10/17/2019
Citation: Johann Cook, review of Gerhard Karner, Frank Ueberschaer, and Burkard M. Zapff, eds., Texts and Contexts of the Book of Sirach/Texte und Kontexte des Sirachbuches, Review of Biblical Literature [http://www.bookreviews.org] (2019).


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