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poetry writings
Psalms, Lamentations, Song of Solomon
wisdom writings
Proverbs, ecclesiastes, Job, Sirach, Wisdom of Solomon, Ruth, Esther
2 types of wisdom lit.
conventional/optimistic-sees the way things are as basically good--following the ways of God will bring you a good life

critical/pessimistic-sometimes bad thing happen to those who follow God, and those who are not close to God are successful
i.e. Donald Trump
Folk Wisdom
prov. 10-short sayings that capsulate common human knowledge/understanding in easy to understand form
royal or court wisdom
more elaborate literary constructions-wisdom becomes the theme for a long poem-setting much closer to Solomon
prudence
think before acting
Prose epilogue
moral of story
dates of the Exile
587-586 BCE
date when Persians invade and conquer Babylon
539 BCE
Ezra
spiritual leader, helps reestablish worship in Israel
Nehemiah
Political figure, helps bebuild nation in Israel
Date when Temple rebuit
~516 BCE
excluvism
keeping nation of Israel separate--seeing other people as those who cannot be included in covenant of Abraham
date when Alexander the Great conquers Persia
333 BCE
Period of Jewish independence/ Macabean period
167-163 BCE
Date when Romans conquer Israel
63 BCE
Intertestamental period
200 BCE-200 CE
sadducees
priestly, aristrocratic, accomodationist-interested in Public order
pharisees
teachers of the Law; rabbis; synagogue; towns and villages
-Jeasus had most in common with Pharisees
zealots
political revolutionaries-believed pure worshop of God could not happen until Romans were kicked out of Palestine