Download E-books Exploring Old Testament Wisdom: Literature and Themes PDF

By David Firth

This quantity surveys fresh advancements within the learn of previous testomony knowledge; discusses concerns that experience arisen in Proverbs, task and Ecclesiastes; examines the music of Songs, Ruth and a few Psalms as knowledge texts; and explores knowledge and biblical theology, the concept that of retribution, and the difficulty of divine absence.

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Download E-books Studies in Fifth Century Thought and Literature (Yale Classical Studies (No. 22)) PDF

By Adam Parry

This quantity covers a variety of issues in Athenian highbrow heritage, drawing at the tools of assorted different disciplines to impress a reconsideration of remarkable difficulties and controversies in classical stories. The papers were organised by means of the editor round 3 common groupings. the 1st 5 chapters could be of curiosity to people who haven't any expert wisdom of Greek. there's a clean examine Socrates' doctrine of the soul, a twentieth-century reappraisal of Protagoras' relativism and an exam of the first functionality of myths. A moment team analyses extra particular difficulties, contemplating the 2 burials of the Antigone, the stylistic characterisation within the speeches in Thucydides and the Socratic paradox because it looks said within the Hippolytus. the ultimate papers seriously research debatable passages from Iphigenta in Aulide and the Trachiniae. The papers, by way of extraordinary students, could be very important studying for all who're attracted to the idea and literature of fifth-century Athens.

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