The book of Judith is named after its main hero whose achievements it tells and glorifies. Like the books of Tobit and Esther, the book of Judith focuses on a main character and tells in detail the salvation given by God in a critical situation.
ECTS Credits: 3
Professor: Fr Hervé Tremblay OP
1- The Book of Judith and History
1.1 The problem.
1.2 Attempts of a solution.
2- Literary Genre
3 - Author and date
3.2 Author and writing place.
6- Plan of the Book
7- Literary Value of the Book
8- Composition and unity of the Book
8.1 Composition. The scriptural re-reading.
8.2 Unity of the book.
9- Religious Teaching
Some specific teachings of the book :
1. God’s transcendance.
2- The liberation by w woman’s hand.
3- Judith, as a symbol of the people of Israel.
4- The book of Judith and the torah.
5- The exaltation of Jerusalem.
6- The use of bad means Bibliography