Proverbs, Ecclesiastes, and the Song of Songs

Forsideomslag
Westminster John Knox Press, 1. jan. 2000 - 306 sider

These books of the Bible, despite their differences, all treat the phenomenon of what it means to live wisely before God. In this readable commentary, Ellen Davis points out that the writers of these books considered wisdom--and the fruits of wisdom, a well-ordered life and a peaceful mind--to be within the grasp of anyone wholeheartedly desiring it.

Books in the Westminster Bible Companion series assist laity in their study of the Bible as a guide to Christian faith and practice. Each volume explains the biblical book in its original historical context and explores its significance for faithful living today. These books are ideal for individual study and for Bible study classes and groups.

 

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Indhold

Introduction
11
Poetic Preface
25
Proverbs Proper
75
Closing Frames
138
ECCLESIASTES
159
THE SONG OF SONGS
231
Works Cited
303
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Om forfatteren (2000)

Ellen F. Davis is Professor of Old Testament at the Protestant Episcopal Theological Seminary in Virginia.

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