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The Wisdom of Solomon
In the Revised Version with Introduction and Notes

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  • Date Published: January 2012
  • availability: Available
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9781108039758

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  • Although much about this apocryphal book of the Septuagint (Greek Old Testament) is unknown, it remains an influential and much-studied work. J. A. F. Gregg (1873–1961), who was educated at Christ's College, Cambridge, and later became Church of Ireland archbishop of Dublin and then of Armagh, gives an extensive introduction to his edition of the English version, published in the 'Cambridge Bible for Schools and Colleges' series in 1909. He examines the complicated problem of dating the text, as well as the question of its original language and possible author, concluding this was most likely a Jewish person from Alexandria, at some time after the second century BCE, and not King Solomon himself. The text itself examines many aspects of wisdom, from its inherent nature to its role in the protection of Israelites. Gregg provides notes throughout, making this volume a detailed guide to an important piece of sacred writing.

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    • Date Published: January 2012
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9781108039758
    • length: 260 pages
    • dimensions: 216 x 140 x 15 mm
    • weight: 0.33kg
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    Introduction:
    1. Title
    2. Date
    3. Language of the original
    4. Place of writing
    5. The author
    6. Purpose of the book
    7. Unity of the book
    8. Wisdom-literature
    9. The Divine Wisdom
    10. The logos
    11. Doctrine of God
    12. Doctrine of Man
    13. Death and immortality
    14. Eschatology
    15. Analysis of contents
    16. MSS and text
    17. Wisdom and the New Testament
    18. Literature
    Text and notes
    Index.

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    J. A. F. Gregg

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