Fourth Maccabees and the Promotion of the Jewish Philosophy: Rhetoric, Intertexture, and Reception David A. Desilva

Fourth Maccabees and the Promotion of the Jewish Philosophy: Rhetoric, Intertexture, and Reception

Author: David A. Desilva
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Book Title
Fourth Maccabees and the Promotion of the Jewish Philosophy: Rhetoric, Intertexture, and Reception
Author
David A. Desilva
ISBN
9781725270695
Fourth Maccabees is a superbly crafted oration that presents a case for the Jewish way of life couched almost entirely in terms of Greek ethical ideals. Its author delights in the Torah, the Law of Moses, as the divinely given path to becoming our best selves now. In this collection of essays spanning two decades of study, David deSilva examines the formative training that produced such an author, the rhetorical crafting and effect of his work, the author's creative use of both Jewish and Greek literary resources, and the book's enduring message and legacy in the Christian church.Binding Type: HardcoverAuthor: David A. DesilvaPublisher: Cascade BooksPublished: 11/02/2020ISBN: 9781725270695Pages: 268Weight: 1.25lbsSize: 9.00h x 6.00w x 0.75d
Fourth Maccabees is a superbly crafted oration that presents a case for the Jewish way of life couched almost entirely in terms of Greek ethical ideals. Its author delights in the Torah, the Law of Moses, as the divinely given path to becoming our best selves now. In this collection of essays spanning two decades of study, David deSilva examines the formative training that produced such an author, the rhetorical crafting and effect of his work, the author's creative use of both Jewish and Greek literary resources, and the book's enduring message and legacy in the Christian church.

Binding Type: Hardcover
Author: David A. Desilva
Publisher: Cascade Books
Published: 11/02/2020
ISBN: 9781725270695
Pages: 268
Weight: 1.25lbs
Size: 9.00h x 6.00w x 0.75d
Fourth Maccabees is a superbly crafted oration that presents a case for the Jewish way of life couched almost entirely in terms of Greek ethical ideals. Its author delights in the Torah, the Law of Moses, as the divinely given path to becoming our best selves now. In this collection of essays spanning two decades of study, David deSilva examines the formative training that produced such an author, the rhetorical crafting and effect of his work, the author's creative use of both Jewish and Greek literary resources, and the book's enduring message and legacy in the Christian church.

Binding Type: Hardcover
Author: David A. Desilva
Publisher: Cascade Books
Published: 11/02/2020
ISBN: 9781725270695
Pages: 268
Weight: 1.25lbs
Size: 9.00h x 6.00w x 0.75d