By Christine Roy Yoder
The booklet is a touch remodeled model of a doctoral thesis submitted to Princeton Theological Seminary (supervisor Choon Leong Seow). It goals to elucidate the starting place of the knowledge determine in Prov 1-9 with reference to the poem in regards to the so-called "woman of worthy" in Prov 31:10-31. In a brief overview of present interpretations Yoder demonstrates that formerly, the idea that of personified knowledge has often been traced again to a goddess culture while its counterpart, the "strange" lady or, fairly "Woman Folly" used to be with regards to genuine ladies. Yoder goals to bridge this interpretative hiatus by means of reconsidering the socioeconomic heritage of the texts pointed out, and the notion of ladies that can have formed the sage's rules approximately knowledge. Methodologically her procedure is a continuation of modern experiences at the sociohistorical history of knowledge literature which for the e-book of Proverbs were excited about the determine of the "strange" girl (J. Blenkinsopp, T. C. Eskenazi, C. Maier, H. C. Washington). as well as this attitude, Yoder makes an attempt to verify the oft-stated date of the book's body texts as being within the Persian interval via an intensive research of its linguistic facts.
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The majority of modern interpreters thus reluctantly endorse the view expressed by R. N. 15 B. 16 Linguistic analysis has gained credibility in recent years through the work of a number of scholars, notably A. Hurvitz17 and R. 18 With regard to wisdom literature, the method 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 E. L. Lyons, "A Note on Proverbs 31:10-31" in The Listening Heart: Essays in Wisdom and the Psalms in Honor of Roland E. Murphy, O. , ed. K. G. Hoglund, E. F. Huwiler, J. T. Glass, and R. W. Lee, JSOTSup 58 (Sheffield: JSOT, 1987), 237-43.
The seventh century BCE, was prevalent after the early fifth century BCE and was widely imitated by local artisans (Stern, Material Culture, 137-42). Secondly, Greek coins (and local imitations) were in circulation by the end of the sixth century BCE and were more widely distributed thereafter. Indeed, one of the earliest coins to be discovered in Palestine is an Attic coin found at Givcat Ram, a suburb of Jerusalem. It dates to the mid-sixth century BCE (cf. J. Meshorer, "An Attic Archaic Coin from Jerusalem," cAtiqot 3 : 185).
D. A. Knight (Philadelphia: Fortress, 1977), esp. 284; Washington, Wealth and Poverty, 128-33. BL§61t t -u v . See Seow, "Linguistic Dating," 656. , 655-56; Davila, "Qoheleth and Northern Hebrew," 73-76. " Some of the putative "IH features" he refers to in Proverbs 1-9, however, are identified as such because they occur a "good number of times" in what he has defined as northern texts. 13/p>,D (Prov 3:13; 8:35) occurs outside of Proverbs in Isa 28:7; Jer 10:4; Isa 58:10; Pss 140 (a text he argues is northern), 144; and Sir 4:12; 35:15.
Wisdom as a Woman of Substance: A Socioeconomic Reading of Proverbs 1-9 and 31:10-31 by Christine Roy Yoder