Adams surveys wealth and poverty issues in sapiential literature
, including Ben Sira, the Epistle of Enoch, and 4QInstruction (Dead Sea Scrolls library).
Nevertheless, there are hints at the multi-Personal and relational character of God here and in texts like the first reading from Israel's sapiential literature
portrayed in the liturgy and Judeo-Christian sapiential literature
Given the wide range of diverse material within the corpora of biblical and Qumran wisdom literature, for scholars looking to identify elements common throughout sapiential literature
form criticism may have much value, since with this methodology one can isolate and examine the literary structures that are characteristic of wisdom literature.
Discerning wisdom; the sapiential literature
of the Dead Sea scrolls.
Wheeler's meticulous study of Ruskin's oeuvre, however, argues that a marked concern for the sapiential literature
of the Old Testament and, especially, for the figure of Solomon more accurately suggest a lifelong trust in divine wisdom.
Lefevre, aware of this, thus showed his reader two things: first, that the text was found by Jerome himself to be on par with sapiential literature
(and indeed it does contain some sapiential elements); and second, that its editor was not going to go "one better" than Jerome by adding it to the biblical text.