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The Figure of Solomon in Jewish, Christian and Islamic Tradition: King, Sage and Architect (New)
by Verheyden, Joseph (ed)
Publisher: Brill Academic Publishers
Book ID: 9789004242326, 9004242325
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Solomon is one of the more complex and fascinating characters in the history of Israel. As a king he is second only to David. As the king who gave Israel its temple he is unsurpassed. As the prototype of the sage his name lives on in numerous biblical and non-biblical writings. As the magician of later tradition he has established himself as a model for many other aspirants in this field.
This volume contains the proceedings of an international conference on Solomon that was held at the Faculty of Theology and Religious Studies of the University of Leuven, September 30 - October 2, 2009 and discussed various aspects of this multifaced character as he appears in Jewish, early Christian, and Islamic tradition. 274 pages.
Table of Contents
- Isaac Kalimi, The Rise of Solomon in the Ancient Israelite Historiography
- Pekka Särkiö, Solomon in History and Tradition
- Wolfgang Zwickel, Der Tempel Salomos im Kontext der Ikonographie und der archäologischen Funde
- Joseph Verheyden, Josephus on Solomon
- Pablo A. Torijano, Solomon and Magic
- Gerhard Langer, Solomon in Rabbinic Literature
- Albert L.A. Hogeterp, King Solomon in the New Testament and Jewish Tradition
- Tobias Nicklas, Christus und die Oden Salomos
- Peter Busch, Solomon as a True Exorcist: The Testament of Solomon in Its Cultural Setting
- Jacques van der Vliet, Solomon in Egyptian Gnosticism
- Witold Witakowski and Ewa Balicka-Witakowska, Solomon in Ethiopian Tradition
- Jules Janssens, The Ikhwan as-Safa’ on King-Prophet Solomon
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