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Title Seeking out the wisdom of the ancients [electronic resource] : essays offered to honor Michael V. Fox on the occasion of his sixty-fifth birthday / edited by Ronald L. Troxel, Kelvin G. Friebel and Dennis R. Magary.

Imprint Winona Lake, Ind. : Eisenbrauns, 2005.


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Description xxviii, 507 p. : ill., port.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Contents Observations on Ezekiel as a book prophet / Menahem Haran -- The decrees of Yahweh that are "not good" : Ezekiel 20:25-26 / Kelvin G. Friebel -- Ellipsis involving negation in biblical poetry / Cynthia L. Miller -- Psalm 18 and 2 Samuel 22 : two versions of the same song / Theron Young -- The wisdom of creation in Psalm 104 / Adele Berlin -- "Come, O children ... I will teach you the fear of the Lord" (Psalm 34:12) : comparing Psalms and Proverbs / William P. Brown -- A proverb in the mouth of a fool / James L. Crenshaw -- Genericity, tense, and verbal patterns in the sentence literature of Proverbs / John A. Cook -- Word order in the book of Proverbs / Robert D. Holmstedt -- Exegetical and stylistic analysis of a number of aphorisms in the book of Proverbs : mitigation of monotony in repetitions in parallel texts / Shamir Yona -- Forming "fearers of Yahweh" : repetition and contradiction as pedagogy in Proverbs / Christine Roy Yoder -- Visual metaphors and Proverbs 5:15-20 : some archaeological reflections on gendered iconography / Carole R. Fontaine -- The Instruction of Amenemope and Proverbs 22:17-24:22 from the perspective of contemporary research / Nili Shupak -- The woman of valor and a woman large of head : matchmaking in the ancient Near East / Victor Avigdor Hurowitz -- The fly and the dog : observations on ideational polarity in the book of Qoheleth / Tova Forti -- A sense of timing : a neglected aspect of Qoheleth's wisdom / Richard L. Schultz -- The little sister and Solomon's vineyard : Song of songs 8:8-12 as a lovers' dialogue / J. Cheryl Exum -- Answering questions, questioning answers : the rhetoric of interrogatives in the speeches of Job and his friends / Dennis R. Magary -- The mysterious disappearance of Zerubbabel / Theodore J. Lewis -- Textual criticism of the book of Deuteronomy and the Oxford Hebrew Bible project / Sidnie White Crawford -- What's in a name? : contemporization and toponyms in LXX-Isaiah / Ronald L. Troxel -- Characterization in the Old Greek of Job / Karl V. Kutz -- On the influence of Job on Jewish Hellenistic literature / Heidi M. Szpek -- Becoming canon : women, texts, and scribes in Proverbs and Sirach / Claudia V. Camp -- Translating biblical words of wisdom into the modern world / Leonard Greenspoon -- The text-critical value of the Septuagint of Proverbs / Johann Cook -- Christian Aramaism : the birth and growth of Aramaic scholarship in the sixteenth century / Stephen G. Burnett -- Spying out the land : a report from genology / Carol A. Newsom -- What's in a calendar? calendar conformity, calendar controversy and calendar reform in ancient and medieval Judaism / Shemaryahu Talmon -- Competing commentaries / Frederick E. Greenspahn.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Bible. O.T. -- Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Wisdom literature -- Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Troxel, Ronald L., 1951-
Friebel, Kelvin G., 1952-
Magary, Dennis Robert, 1951-
ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 1575061058 (hardback : alk. paper)
9781575065625 (e-book)

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