By Pierre J. Jordaan,Nicholas P. L. Allen

These fourteen chosen essays have been initially learn on the LXXSA foreign convention: Construction, Coherence and Connotation in Septuagint, Apocryphal and Cognate Literature (28-30 August 2015), hosted through the North-West collage, Potchefstroom, South Africa.

Here, the goal was once to use new severe idea and techniques to the fields of outdated testomony Scripture in addition to linked Apocryphal and Cognate literature, with a selected concentrate on the interrelated habitual topic of the knowledge of the deity and its decryption and reception at a variety of occasions in historical past.

In this regard, it used to be felt that this topic and linked resource texts have been mostly neglected in contemporary scholarship. right here the purpose was once to draw fresh study by means of either major nationwide in addition to foreign students which not just shed new mild on outdated testomony Apocrypha and so-called Pseudepigraphical literature yet which additionally seriously reviewed sure biblical knowledge texts that are foundational for either the Christian in addition to Jewish groups.

As a final result, the various essays take care of the apocryphal Wisdom of Sirach. even though, vital contributions can also be came across apropos Micah, Daniel, Baruch, 2 Maccabees, Tobit, Susanna, Judith, and the works of Josephus Flavius.

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