Ben Sira

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Synonyms for Ben Sira

an Apocryphal book mainly of maxims (resembling Proverbs in that respect)

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1-22), Friedrich Vinzenz Reiterer reviews recent research on the Book of Ben Sira (pp.
Some motifs based on sections of the Book of Ben Sira are studied in four articles: fear of the Lord of Wisdom, by Alexander A.
Balla presents a revision of her 2008 doctoral dissertation Attitudes Toward Sexuality in the Book of Ben Sira at Murdock University, Australia.
Eight of the articles examine Deuteronomistic history (one is in German and one in French) and two are on the Book of Ben Sira.
The topics include the emotional relationship of the married couple Hannah and Tobit, daughters and their fathers in the Book of Ben Sira, the fate of the impious and of their families, examples in the Psalms of parents rejoicing over their children, marriage and family in Flavius Josephus' Contra Apionem against its Hellenistic background, and the marriage of Tobias and Sara in the Venerable Bede's commentary on Tobit.