The Wisdom Instructions in the Book of Tobit

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Scholars have shown renewed interest in the Book of Tobit since fragments of the text were found at Qumran. However, the wisdom instructions of Tobit 4 have remained largely ignored. The present study provides an extensive treatment of this important section, reading Tobits wisdom discourse as a vital component in the literary expression of the author and as a strong indication of the significant role of the sapiential tradition in the world of Diaspora living. In the context of Second Temple Judaism, Tobits wisdom ...

The Wisdom Instructions in the Book of Tobit 2011, Walter de Gruyter, Berlin/Boston

ISBN-13: 9783110255348

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