Stephen Arden Long

Dynamics of Charity and Reciprocity in the Book of Sirach

[Dynamiken der Wohltätigkeit und Gegenseitigkeit im Buch Jesus Sirach.]
2024. XV, 339 pages.
DOI 10.1628/978-3-16-162780-4
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Summary
Stephen Long examines the theological interpretation of the relationship between charity and reciprocity in the wisdom-instruction of the second century BCE Jewish sage, Joshua Ben Sira. Gift exchange with God is understood to enable generous action towards fellow humans.

Forschungen zum Alten Testament 2. Reihe (FAT II)