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E21: Sirach's Wisdom Poetry

The Great Courses Presents: Biblical Wisdom Literature | Lectures

The book of Sirach includes a wisdom poem that is distinctive for its explicit connection between wisdom and the observance of Torah. Examine the structure and content of this wisdom poem and compare it with other instances seen in Proverbs and Job and by the prophet Baruch.