Iconic Books and Texts - Sacred texts (HRLC) - James W. Watts

Iconic Books and Texts - Sacred texts (HRLC) - James W. Watts

21. Possessing the Iconic Book: Ben Sira as Case Study

Iconic Books and Texts - Sacred texts (HRLC) - James W. Watts

Claudia V. Camp

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This chapter suggests that the conflicted perceptions of gender in Ben Sira’s text is fundamental to his appropriation of, and attempt to produce, authoritative religious literature, and thus essential for understanding his relationship to this emerging canon.

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Camp, Claudia V.. 21. Possessing the Iconic Book: Ben Sira as Case Study. Iconic Books and Texts - Sacred texts (HRLC). Equinox eBooks Publishing, United Kingdom. p. 389-406 May 2013. ISBN 9781781792544. https://www.equinoxpub.com/home/view-chapter/?id=21425. Date accessed: 23 Oct 2017 doi: 10.1558/equinox.21425. May 2013

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