Ben Sira on family, gender, and sexuality / Ibolya Balla.

The Book of Ben Sira, the longest Jewish wisdom book, is a combination of wisdom poems about a personified female wisdom figure, and of teachings on everyday issues including marriage, family life, self-control, desires, and sexual promiscuity. Its author demonstrates an anxiety regarding matters of...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Balla, Ibolya
Format: eBook
Published: Berlin : De Gruyter, 2011.
Series:Deuterocanonical and cognate literature studies ; v. 8.
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