Graduate Papers/Theses

Date of Award


Document Type

Graduate Paper

Degree Name

Master of Arts in Theology


School of Theology and Seminary

First Advisor

David W. Cotter OSB


In this paper I explored the portrayal of the Wisdom figure in Sirach 24. I outlined the extent to which Wisdom was depicted as a personification of God. Further emphasis was placed on the relationship between Wisdom and Torah and the significance of this relationship in defining Israel's identity within an increasingly Hellenistic world.



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