A decisive shift occurs, however, in diaspora Judaism, as shown particularly by 4Q Sapiential
Work A and Wisdom of Solomon.
As the distillation of generations of learned scribes, the Book of Proverbs is an excellent source for the sapiential
tradition in the Old Testament.
It is an important word that is found very frequently in sapiential
texts still to be published officially, but so far no one seems to have discerned its proper meaning.
underscores the sapiential
interlocking of Rahner's theology and spirituality, that is, a theology always grounded in living faith.
THE WISDOM TEXTS FROM QUMRAN AND THE DEVELOPMENT OF SAPIENTIAL
See his "Existential and Sapiential
Theology--the Theological Confrontation between Luther and Thomas Aquinas," in Catholic Scholars Dialogue with Luther, ed.
The encyclical outlines three essential elements: In the first place, any such philosophy must have a sapiential
dimension, that is, it must be a search for the ultimate and overarching meaning of life.
Sensus fidei is this practical sapiential
and critical sense; it is faith knowledge applied in the concrete everyday, bridging theory and praxis, doctrine and life.
10:1-3] introduce the reader to the full dimensions of wisdom," the sapiential
, the ethical, and the religious (111-12).
4) Still others describe the difference in terms of sapiential
has incorporated sapiential
aspirations while advancing an overriding theme: be faithful to God and Torah, realizing that divine providence works within the framework of ordinary events.
MacIntyre eschews the medieval sapiential
style of Aquinas, characteristic of Catholicism and emphasized by French and German scholars in this century, and prefers a style of conflict and fragmentation.