Podcasts of “Wisdom and the Meaning of Life in Israel and the Ancient Near East”

What is life for? The human desire to find order and meaning in the apparent chaos of life is found in all cultures, and left its mark in the literatures of Mesopotamia, Aram, and ancient Egypt. We will explore the possible influences of these texts on our own Biblical wisdom literature.

Taught by Aaron Koller, Winter Week 2011.

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