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Ein Baum des Lebens: Studien zur Weisheit und Theologie im Alten Testament
Lux, Rüdiger
Berlejung, Angelika and Raik Heckl, editors

Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck, 2017 pp. viii + 377. $194.00

Series Information
Orientalische Religionen in der Antike, 23

Description: Published in German. The twenty-one essays collected in this volume were written by Rüdiger Lux throughout a long career dedicated to the study of Old Testament wisdom and theology. Re-edited and updated to mark his 70th birthday, the contributions centre on diverse aspects of Old Testament wisdom, theology, and sapiential literature, illuminating from different perspectives to reveal fresh insights into ethics, matters of education, and how the world is viewed in the Old Testament. Practical-theological aspects are also pursued in a bid to draw together various sections of theology's individual disciplines.

Subjects: Bible, Hebrew Bible/Old Testament, Literature, Methods, Historical Approaches, History, History of Judaism, Literary Approaches, Theological Approaches

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Review by Markus Witte
Published 1/16/2020
Citation: Markus Witte, review of Rüdiger Lux; Angelika Berlejung and Raik Heckl, eds., Ein Baum des Lebens: Studien zur Weisheit und Theologie im Alten Testament, Review of Biblical Literature [http://www.bookreviews.org] (2020).


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