Studies in the Book of Wisdom
Zsengellér, József and Géza G. Xeravits, editors
Leiden: Brill, 2010 pp. x + 234. $138.00
Supplements to the Journal for the Study of Judaism, 142
Description: The volume publishes papers delivered at the International Conference on the Deuterocanonical Books (Pápa, Hungary). This conference dealt with the Book of Wisdom. As such, this was one of the most extended discussions of the Book of Wisdom that has ever taken place at a scholarly meeting. The volume contains articles on the traditions and theology of the Book of Wisdom, and demonstrates its relationship with the contemporary literature of early Judaism and Middle Platonic thought.
Subjects: Bible, Apocrypha and Pseudepigrapha, Old Testament Apocrypha, The Wisdom of Solomon, Literature
Review by Erik Eynikel
Citation: Erik Eynikel, review of Géza G. Xeravits and József Zsengellér, eds., Studies in the Book of Wisdom, Review of Biblical Literature [http://www.bookreviews.org] (2011).
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