Thirteen essays in English and German shed light on the theology and anthropology of Sirach. The present volume includes the proceedings of an international conference held in Eichstätt, Germany, in 2017.
Bonifatia Gesche is affiliated with the Vetus Latina Institut, Beuron, Germany, where she is currently working on the edition of the books of Esdras. She is also affiliated with the University of the Saarland in Saarbrücken, where she is collaborating on a project preparing a polyglot synopsis for the book of Ben Sira.
Christian Lustig is a PhD student in the Department of New Testament Studies at Saarland University, where he is part of the Sirach Synopsis Project, with a focus on the edition and translation of the Greek and Latin versions.
Gabriel Rabo is senior scientist at the University of Salzburg and research assistant in the Department of Old Testament Studies at the Catholic University of Eichstaett. He is part of the Sirach Synopsis Project, with a particular focus on the edition and translation of the Syriac version of Ben Sira.