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The beginning of wisdom by Stephen Vincent BenГ©t

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Published by Henry Holt and Company in New York .
Written in English

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Edition Notes

Statementby Stephen Vincent Benét.
ContributionsHenry Holt and Company., Quinn and Boden Company.
The Physical Object
Pagination[12], 359, [3] p. (first 2 p. and last 3 p. blank) ;
Number of Pages359
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13537387M
LC Control Number21017193

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The Beginning of Wisdom: Reading Genesis Leon R Kass Prof. Kass takes a Philosophic” approach to reading Genesis - one that is wisdom seeking to assume the text has something to tell us about “the nature and being of things.”/5. The Wisdom of Solomon or Book of Wisdom is a Jewish work, written in Greek, and most likely composed in Alexandria, Egypt. Generally dated to the mid first century BC, the central theme of the work is "Wisdom" itself, appearing under two principal aspects. In its relation to man, Wisdom is the perfection of knowledge of the righteous as a gift. May 20,  · Imagine that you could get, from Genesis, the beginning of wisdom. The Beginning of Wisdom is a hugely learned book that, like Genesis itself, falls naturally into two sections. The first shows how the universal history described in the first eleven chapters of Genesis, from creation to the tower of Babel, conveys, in the words of Leon Kass, "a 3/5(5). Leon R. Kass The Beginning of Wisdom: Reading Genesis ©, pages, 2 halftones Paper $ ISBN: For information on purchasing the book—from bookstores or here online—please go to the webpage for The Beginning of Wisdom: Reading Genesis.

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