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Ben Sira's God: Proceedings of the International Ben Sira by Renate Egger-Wenzel

By Renate Egger-Wenzel

Die Rede von Gott im Buch Ben Sira wird vor alt- und neutestamentlichem Hintergrund beleuchtet. Der Tagungsband enthält sowohl übergreifende als auch exegetische Einzeluntersuchungen zur Thematik. Ein Ausblick auf die jüdische Wirkungsgeschichte rundet das Bild ab. Der Anhang bietet neben Einzeluntersuchungen auch diversified Berichte im Zusammenhang des Buches Ben Sira und eine Corrigendaliste zur Textausgabe von percent. Beentjes.

What is related approximately God in Ben Sira is illuminated opposed to previous and New testomony heritage. This quantity of court cases includes separate overarching and exegetic experiences at the subject material. A vast attention of Jewish effect all through historical past rounds out the image. as well as person experiences, the appendix deals a number of stories when it comes to Ben Sira and a listing of errata for the version by way of P. C. Beentjes.

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Similarly, Isa 63:15-16 uses parental imagery in its appeal to God: "Where are your zeal and your might? The yearning of your heart and your compassion? They are withheld from me. " 7 God's fatherhood of the Israelites also involves discipline as well as kindness: "When they were tried, ... they were being disciplined in mercy ... For you tested them as a parent [= father] does in warning" (Wis 11:9-10). C. Beentjes elsewhere in this volume. On God's mercy in the Bible, see Davies, Theology, 240-53.

Zmijewski; Stuttgart: Katholisches Bibelwerk, 1990) 203-36. , Jesus Sirach (Ben Sira) (JSHRZIII/5; Gütersloh: Mohn, 1981). : Lang, 1994). W. , The Wisdom of Ben Sira: A New Translation with Notes, Introduction and Commentary (AB 39; New York: Doubleday, 1987). , Göttliche Providern und menschliche Verantwortung bei Ben Sira und in der Frühen Stoa (BZAW 298; Berlin / New York: de Gruyter, 2000). 22 Zu der protestantischen Rezeptionsgeschichte dieses Aspektes des Sirachbuches vgl. -M. Becker in diesem Band.

Crenshaw, Old Testament Wisdom, 100-48 bzw. Blenkinsopp, Wisdom, 46-83 und zu Ben Sira Crenshaw, Problem, 47-64. Vgl. dazu Wischmeyer, Kultur, 180f, zu den von Sirach verfolgten Zielen 272, 291 und 296-97 und zu den Grenzen seiner Erziehung 298-301. Vgl. dazu Hengel, Judentum, 252-75, aber auch Collins, Wisdom, 31-35. Vgl. dazu auch Blenkinsopp, Wisdom, 151-67 und besonders Collins, Wisdom, 4 2 61. 42 Otto Kaiser Bewertung speist sich aus schlichteren und traditionelleren Quellen als die des Stagiriten.

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