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Anchor Yale Bible Commentary: Book of Daniel

Anchor Yale Bible Commentary: Book of Daniel

by Louis F. Hartman and Alexander A. Di Lella

The Anchor Bible Series offers new, book-by-book translations of the Old and New Testament and the Apocrypha, with commentary. This volume on the Book of Daniel has been prepared by two distinguished biblical scholars from the faculty of the Catholic University of America: Alexander A. Di Lella, Professor of Old Testament, and the late Louis F. Hartman, Prof… Read more…

Anchor Yale Bible Commentary: Wisdom of Ben Sira

Anchor Yale Bible Commentary: Wisdom of Ben Sira

by Alexander A. Di Lella and Patrick W. Skehan

The Wisdom of Ben Sira (Ecclesiasticus) contains the sayings of Ben Sira, arguably the last of Israel's wise men and its first scribe, whose world was defined and dominated by Greek ideas and ideals. This Hellenistic worldview challenged the adequacy of the religion passed down to Palestinian Jews of the second century B.C.E. by their ancestors. Ben Sira's t… Read more…