The righteous sage: Pleonasm or oxymoron? (Kohelet 7,1618)

Steven Shnider, Lawrence Zalcman

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In contrast to most other biblical authors, Qohelet (7,16-18) draws a clear distinction between the and the and, in a variation on the recurrent theme of the impossibility of understanding God's ways, offers some unique advice on how to keep a grip on both righteousness and wisdom.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)435-439
Number of pages5
JournalZeitschrift fur die Alttestamentliche Wissenschaft
Issue number3
StatePublished - 2003


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