Sirach on the Cultivation of Virtue
Lecture no. 20 from the course: Biblical Wisdom Literature
Taught by Professor Joseph Koterski, S.J. | 29 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Philosophy & Religion Courses
While it shares with Job and Qoheleth a sense of the need for faith in the face of uncertainties, Sirach echoes Proverbs in recommending the cultivation of virtue. This lecture explores this book's teachings on topics such as fidelity to Torah, friendship, fear of God, sin, and vice.