The Solomonic corpus of 'wisdom' and its influence / Katharine J. Dell.

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Main Author: Dell, Katharine J. (Katharine Julia), 1961- (Author)
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Oxford, United Kingdom ; New York, NY : Oxford University Press, 2020.
Edition:First edition.
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Table of Contents:
  • Cover
  • The Solomonic Corpus of 'Wisdom' and its Influence
  • Copyright
  • Preface
  • Contents
  • Abbreviations
  • Introduction
  • The Scholarly Path to Writing this Book
  • The Shape of this Book
  • Canon, Intertexts, and Genre in Recent Debate
  • The Theme of Creation in the Quest for 'wisdom' and Intertextual Connections
  • The Solomonic Corpus of 'Wisdom'
  • PART 1: DEFINING WISDOM IN RELATION TO THE SOLOMONIC CORPUS
  • Chapter 1: Deciding the Boundaries of 'Wisdom': Applying the Concept of Family Resemblance
  • Classifying 'Wisdom'
  • Genre Criteria
  • An Alternative to Form Criticism?
  • An Alternative to 'Wisdom'?
  • Questions of Social Context
  • A Wisdom 'Core'
  • A 'Wisdom Family'?
  • Solomonic Wisdom
  • An Intertextual Afterthought
  • Chapter 2: The 'Wisdom' Continuum of Proverbs and Ecclesiastes (without Job)
  • Job as 'Outlier'
  • Proverbs and Ecclesiastes as Central 'Core'
  • Formal Links
  • A Continuum of Ideas
  • Wisdom and Folly
  • Wider Implications
  • Conclusion
  • Chapter 3: The Third Solomonic Book: Does the Song of Songs have any Connections to 'Wisdom'?
  • Solomonic Attribution and References to the King
  • Editorial Links with the Wisdom Genre
  • Relationship to Wisdom Motifs and Female Configurations in Proverbs
  • Links with Woman Wisdom
  • Links with the Loose Woman
  • Other Areas of Connection with Wisdom Motifs
  • Conclusion
  • PART 2: SOLOMON'S WISDOM
  • Chapter 4: 'The Lord Loved Him': Solomon as Idealized Character and Paradigm for Character Ethics
  • Following in David's Footsteps
  • A Pedagogical Narrative
  • Solomon's 'Wise' Early Years: Passive or Active?
  • Scholarly Evaluations of the I Kings 1-11 Narrative
  • Solomon's 'Wisdom'
  • 'Wise' Temple Building
  • Wisdom Exchange: Solomon and the Queen of Sheba
  • The 'Solomonic' Collection
  • Chapter 5: Solomon's Wisdom and the Egyptian Connection
  • Walter Brueggemann's Assessment
  • A Time of Transition
  • Solomon's Egyptian Connections
  • Other International Connections
  • Wisdom and Administration
  • The Wisdom Connection
  • Conclusion
  • Chapter 6: The Roots of Solomonic 'Wisdom' in the Pre-exilic Period (Focusing on Proverbs)
  • A Literary-Historical Approach
  • A Theological Approach
  • A Comparative Approach
  • Conclusion
  • Chapter 7: Scribes, Sages, and Seers in the First Temple
  • Categories of Literate Persons
  • Scribes in the Israelite Bureaucracy
  • Sages in the Israelite Courts
  • Seers/Mantic Sages in First Temple Judah
  • Conclusion
  • PART 3: SOLOMONIC 'WISDOM' INFLUENCE ON PSALMIC AND PROPHETIC TEXTS: LITERARY AND CONTEXTUAL
  • Chapter 8: 'I will solve my riddle to the music of the lyre' (Psalm 49: 4 [5]): A Cultic Setting for Wisdom Psalms?
  • Non-cultic Psalms?
  • Cult and Education
  • Cultic Indications in 'Wisdom' Texts
  • Theological Criteria Linking to Creation Ideas
  • Chapter 9: 'By me kings reign and rulers declare what is just' (Prov 8:15): Isaiah 1-39 and Wisdom