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THE BOOK OF WISDOM
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Michael KOLARCIK
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THE THEME OF DEATH AND WISDOM

Y. AMIR, "The Figure of Death in the 'Book of Wisdom'", JJS 30 (1979) 154-178.
L.R. BAILEY, Biblical Perspectives on Death, Philadelphia: 1979.
H.U. von BALTHASAR, Man in History, London: 1982.
G. BERTRAM, "Zoê and Bios in the Septuagint", TDNT II, pp. 851-861.
R.H. CHARLES, Eschatology. The Doctrine of a Future Life in Israel, Judaism and Christianity. A critical History, New York: 1963.
J.J. COLLINS, "Cosmos and Salvation: Jewish Wisdom and Apocalyptic in the Hellenistic Age", HR 17 (1977) 121-142.
J.J. COLLINS, "Apocalyptic Eschatology as the transcendence of Death", CBQ 36 (1974) 21-43.
J.J. COLLINS, "The Root of Immortality: Death in the Context of Jewish Wisdom (Sir WisSol)", HTR 71 (1978) 177-192.
J.J. COLLINS, The Apocalyptic Imagination: An Introduction to the Jewish Matrix of Christianity, New York: Crossroad, 1989.
D. DAUBE, "Death as a Release in the Bible", Novum Testamentum 5 (1962) 82-104.
B.R. GAVENTA, "The Rhetoric of Death in the Wisdom of Solomon and the Letters of Paul", [K.G. HOGLUND, E.F. HUWILER, J.T. GLASS, R.W. LEE, eds., The Listening Heart, JSOT SS 58 1987, [in honor of Roland E. Murphy] 127-145.
P. GRELOT, De la mort à la vie éternelle, LD 67 (1971).
W. JAEGAR, "The Greek Ideas of Immortality", HTR 52 (1959) 135-147.
O. KAISER, E. LOHSE, Tod und Leben, Stuttgart: 1977, {Death and Life, trans. J.E. Steely, Nashville: 1981}.
M. KOLARCIK, The Ambiguity of Death in the Book of Wisdom (1-6), Analecta Biblica 127, Rome: 1991.
A. MARCHADOUR, Mort et vie dans la bible, Cahiers Évangile 29 (1979).
G. MARTELET, Libre réponse à un scandale, La faute originelle, la souffrance, la mort, Cerf, Paris: 1985.
R. MARTIN-ACHARD, La mort en face: selon la Bible hébraïque, Essai biblique 15, Geneva: 1988.
R. MARTIN-ACHARD, De la mort à la résurrection d'après l'Ancien Testament, Neuchâtel: 1956, [From Death to Life, trans J.P. Smith, Edinburgh: 1960].
G.W.E. NICKELSBURG Jr., Resurrection, Immortality, and Eternal Life in Intertestamental Judaism, Cambridge: 1972.
K. RAHNER, Zur Theologie des Todes: Mit einem Exkurs über das Martyrium, Freiburg: 1958, {On the Theology of Death, trans. C.H. Henkey, New York: 1961}.
K. RAHNER, "The Scandal of Death", Theological Investigations, Vol 7, pp. 140-144.
K. RAHNER, "Ideas for a Theology of Death", Theological Investigations, Vol. 13, pp. 169-186.
K. RAHNER, "The Dignity and Freedom of Man", Theological Investigations, Vol. 2, pp. 235-263. J. RATZINGER, Eschatology: Death and Eternal Life, trans. M. Waldstein, Washington: 1988.
P. RICOEUR, The Symbolism of Evil, trans. E. Buchanan, Boston: 1970.
R.J. TAYLOR, "The Eschatological Meaning of Life and Death in the Book of Wisdom I-V", ETL 42 (1966) 72-137.
F.R. TENNANT, "The Teaching of Ecclesiasticus and Wisdom on the Introduction
of Sin and Death", JTS 6 (1905) 232-237; see also JTS 2 (1901) 207-223.
N.J. TROMP, Primitive Conceptions of Death and the Nether World in the Old Testament, BibOr 21 (1969).
E.E. URBACH, The Sages: their concepts and beliefs, Jerusalem: 1975.
B. VAWTER, "Intimations of Immortality and the Old Testament", JBL 91 (1972) 158­171.
J.P. WEISENGOFF, "The Impious in Wisdom 2", CBQ 11 (1949) 40-65.
J.P. WEISENGOFF, "Death and Immortality in the Book of Wisdom", CBQ 3 (1941) 104-133.

GENERAL WORKS ON THE BOOK OF WISDOM:

L. ALONSO SCHÖKEL, Ecclesiastes y Sabiduría, Los Libros Sagrados, 17, Madrid: 1974.
Y. AMIR, "The Wisdom of Solomon and the Literature of Qumran", [Proceedings of the Sixth World Congress of Jewish Studies, Vol. III, Jerusalem, 1977] 329-335.
P. BEAUCHAMP, "Le salut corporel des justes et la conclusion du livre de la Sagesse", Bib 45 (1964).
P-M. BOGAERT, "Kurios, le Nom incommunicable (Sg 14,21)," in [Treasures of Wisdom: Studies in Ben Sira and The Book of Wisdom, Festschrift M. Gilbert, eds. N. Calduch-Benages, J. Vermeylen, Leuven: Leuven University Press, 1999] pp. 387-396.
S. CHEON, The Exodus Story in the Wisdom of Solomon: A Study in Biblical Interpretation, JSP Supp. S. 23, Sheffield: Sheffield Academic, 1997.
R.J. CLIFFORD, "Proverbs as a Source for Wisdom of Solomon," in [Treasures of Wisdom: Studies in Ben Sira and The Book of Wisdom, Festschrift M. Gilbert, eds. N. Calduch-Benages, J. Vermeylen, Leuven: Leuven University Press, 1999] pp. 255-265.
J.J. COLLINS, Jewish Wisdom in the Hellenistic Age, Louisville: Westminster John Knox Press, 1997.
J.L. CRENSHAW ed., Studies in Ancient Israelite Wisdom, New York: 1976.
V. D'ALARIO, "La réflexion sur le sens de la vie en Sg 1-5. Une réponse aux questions de Job et de Qohélet," in [Treasures of Wisdom: Studies in Ben Sira and The Book of Wisdom, Festschrift M. Gilbert, eds. N. Calduch-Benages, J. Vermeylen, Leuven: Leuven University Press, 1999] pp. 313-330.
A.A. DI LELLA, "Conservative and Progressive Theology: Sirach and Wisdom", CBQ 28 (1966) 139-154, also in Studies in Ancient Israelite Wisdom, ed. J.L. Crenshaw, New York: 1976, 401-416.
P. ENNS, "A Retelling of the Song at the Sea in Wis 10,20-21." Bib 76 (1995) 1-24.M. GILBERT, "La structure de la prière de Salomon (Sg 9)", Bib 51 (1970) 301-331.
M. GILBERT, La critique des dieux, AnBib 53, Rome: 1973.
M. GILBERT, "Sagesse de Salomon (ou Livre de la Sagesse)", DBS 11 -3- (1986) 58-119.
M. GILBERT, "Gn 1-3 dans le livre de la Sagesse", [La Création dans l'Orient ancien, LD 127 (1987)] 323-344.
J.S. KLOPPENBORG, "Isis and Sophia in the Book of Wisdom", HTR 75 (1982) 57-84.
M. KOLARCIK, "The Book of Wisdom: introduction, commentary, and reflections," The New Interpreter's Bible, Volume 5, Project Director, Jack A. Keller, Nashville: Abingdon Press, 1997, pp. 433-600.
M. KOLARCIK, "Creation and Salvation in the Book of Wisdom", [Creation in the Biblical Traditions, eds. Richard J. Clifford, John J. Collins, CBQ Monograph Series 24] pp. 97-107.
M. KOLARCIK, "Universalism and Justice in the Wisdom of Solomon," in Treasures of Wisdom: Studies in Ben Sira and the Book of Wisdom, Festschrift M. Gilbert, eds. N. Calduch-Benages, J. Vermeylen, Leuven: Leuven University Press, 1999] pp. 289-301. C. LARCHER, Études sur le livre de la sagesse, Paris: 1969.
M. KOLARCIK, "Two Values in the Wisdom of Solomon: Justice and Creation," Bible Today, 2002.
C. LARCHER, Le Livre de la Sagesse ou la Sagesse de Salomon, vol. 1-3, ÉtBN 1,3,5, Paris: 1983-1985.
W.H.A LEAROYD, "The Envy of the Devil in Wisdom 2,24", ExpTim 51 (1939-1940) 154-178.
S. MANFREDI, "A proposito di misericordia: è ipotizzabile un rapporto tra Sapienza e i profeti?" in [Treasures of Wisdom: Studies in Ben Sira and The Book of Wisdom, Festschrift M. Gilbert, eds. N. Calduch-Benages, J. Vermeylen, Leuven: Leuven University Press, 1999] pp. 265-278.
L. MAZZINGHI, "La Sapienza, presente accanto a Dio e all'uomo: Sap 9,9b.10c e la figura di Iside," in [Treasures of Wisdom: Studies in Ben Sira and The Book of Wisdom, Festschrift M. Gilbert, eds. N. Calduch-Benages, J. Vermeylen, Leuven: Leuven University Press, 1999] pp. 357-368.
R.E. MURPHY, "«To Know Your Might is the Root of Immortality» (Wisd 15,3)", CBQ 25 (1963) 88-93.
A. NICCACCI, "Wisdom as Woman. Wisdom and Man. Wisdom and God (Wisd 10,1-2)," in [Treasures of Wisdom: Studies in Ben Sira and The Book of Wisdom,Festschrift M. Gilbert, eds. N. Calduch-Benages, J. Vermeylen, Leuven: Leuven University Press, 1999] pp. 369-386.
M. NOBILE, "La thématique eschatologique dans le livre de la Sagesse en relation avec l'apocalyptique," in [Treasures of Wisdom: Studies in Ben Sira and The Book of Wisdom,Festschrift M. Gilbert, eds. N. Calduch-Benages, J. Vermeylen, Leuven: Leuven University Press, 1999] pp. 303-312.
L.G. PERDUE, Wisdom & Creation: The Theology of Wisdom Literature, Nashville: Abingdon, 1994.
F. RAURELL, "From DIKAIOSYNH to ATHANASIA (Wisd 1,1.15)," Treasures of Wisdom: Studies in Ben Sira and The Book of Wisdom, Festschrift M. Gilbert, eds. N. Calduch-Benages, J. Vermeylen, Leuven: Leuven University Press, 1999] pp. 331-350.
J.M. REESE, Hellenistic Influence on the Book of Wisdom and its Consequences, AnBib 41, Rome: 1970.
J.M. REESE, "Plan and Structure in the Book of Wisdom", CBQ 27 (1965) 391-399. D.S. RUSSELL, The Method and Message of the Jewish Apocalyptic, 200 B.C. - 100 A.D., London: 1964. G. SCARPAT, "'Sanitas' come traduzione latina di soteria (Sap 6,26; 18,7)," Treasures of Wisdom: Studies in Ben Sira and The Book of Wisdom, Festschrift M. Gilbert, eds. N. Calduch-Benages, J.J. SCHABERG, "Major Midrashic Traditions in Wisdom 1,1-6,25", JSJ 13 (1982) 75-101. A. SCHENKER, "«Et comme le sacrifice de l'holocauste il les agréa» (Sg 3,6)," Treasures of Wisdom: Studies in Ben Sira and The Book of Wisdom,Festschrift M. Gilbert, eds. N. Calduch-Benages, J. Vermeylen, Leuven: Leuven University Press, 1999] pp. 351-356.P.W. SKEHAN, "Isaiah and the Teaching of the Book of Wisdom", CBQ 2 (1940) 289-299. P.W. SKEHAN, "Text and Structure of the Book of Wisdom", Traditio 3 (1945) 1-12. J.Z. SMITH, "Wisdom and apocalyptic", [Visionaries and their apocalypses, Issues in religion and theology 2, edit. P.D. HANSON, Fortress, 1983] 101-120. M.J. SUGGS, "Wisdom of Solomon II, 10-V: A Homily Based on the Fourth Servant Song", JBL 76 (1957) 26-33. JOSÉ VÍLCHEZ, Sabiduría, Nueva Biblia Española, Sapienciales V, Estella: Verbo Divino, 1990.J. VILCHEZ LINDEZ, "La luz en el libro de la Sabiduría," Treasures of Wisdom: Studies in Ben Sira and The Book of Wisdom,Festschrift M. Gilbert, eds. N. Calduch-Benages, J. Vermeylen, Leuven: Leuven University Press, 1999] pp. 279-288. W. VOGELS, "The God Who Creates Is the God Who Saves", Église et Théologie 22 (1991) 315-335.Wolfgang WERNER, "Denn Gerechtigkeit ist unsterblich," Schöpfung, Tod und Unvergänglichkeit nach Weish 1,11-15 und 2,21-24." In Lehrerin der Gerechtigkeit. Studien zum Buch der Weisheit, ed. G. HENTSCHEL and E. ZENGER, 26 - 61. Erfurter theologische Schriften 19. Leipzig: St.-Benno-Verl., 1991.D. WINSTON, The Wisdom of Solomon, AnchorB 43, New York: 1979. A.G. WRIGHT, "Wisdom", Jerome Biblical Commentary, Englewood Cliffs, NJ: 1968, pp. 556-568, (NJBC 1990, pp. 510-522). A.G. WRIGHT, "Numerical Patterns in the Book of Wisdom", CBQ 29 (1967) 524-538. A.G. WRIGHT, "The Structure of Wisdom 11-19", CBQ 27 (1965) 28-34. A.G. WRIGHT, "The Structure of the Book of Wisdom", Bib 48 (1967) 165-184. J. ZIEGLER, Sapientia Salomonis (Septuaginta, Vetus Testamentum Graecum, XII, 1), Göttingen, 1962, 19802.


Course Information:

Office hours: My office is located in the main building of Regis College, 15 St. Mary Street, # 202. I will try to make it a point of being in the office on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 2 - 4 pm for discussions or clarifications. Otherwise I am also available by appointment, and please feel free to drop in for discussion whenever I am in the office.

Telephone: (416) 922-5474
e-mail: kolarcik@chass.utoronto.ca

Assignments: One major paper, 15-20 typed pages, due December 13th, 1996. class participation.