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Title: 'Seek His Kingdom'
Subtitle: Q 12,22b-31, God’s Providence, and Adamic Wisdom
Author(s): JOSEPH, Simon J.
Journal: Biblica
Volume: 92    Issue: 3   Date: 2011   
Pages: 392-410
DOI: 10.2143/BIB.92.3.3188814

Abstract :
In Q 12,22b-31, a kingdom-saying functions as the climax to a sapiential collection, but it is not self-evident that this message is sapiential. Q 12,31 uses traditional wisdom structures and forms to advance what appears to be an 'eschatological' message. In this study, I re-examine the nature of the wisdom in Q 12,22b-31 and argue that the theme of God’s providence can be understood in relation to eschatological ideals of the restoration of creation and a 'Son of God'/Adamic christology.

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