Old Testament Wisdom An Introduction
Edition: 3rd 2010
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Description: For thirty years, James Crenshaw's Old Testament Wisdom has been the premier introduction to the wisdom books of the Old Testament. That tradition continues with this newly updated edition. This popular textbook introduces readers to the wisdom tradition as well as the biblical books of Proverbs, Job, Ecclesiastes, Sirach, and the Wisdom of Solomon. In addition, Crenshaw offers expert analysis of the legacy of wisdom in other parts of the canon and in other cultures, offering new insights and fresh perspectives that can only come from one so well versed on the significance of Old Testament wisdom.
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All the information you need in one place! Each Study Brief is a summary of one specific subject; facts, figures, and explanations to help you learn faster.
List price: $35.00
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: Westminster John Knox Press
Publication date: 2/1/2010
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
|Preface to the First Edition|
|Preface to the Revised Edition|
|Preface to the Third Edition|
|Introduction: On Defining Wisdom|
|The World of Wisdom|
|The Sapiential Tradition|
|The Pursuit of Knowledge: Proverbs|
|The Search for Divine Presence: Job|
|The Chasing after Meaning: Ecclesiastes|
|The Quest for Survival: Sirach|
|The Widening Hunt: Wisdom of Solomon, Psalms with Affinities to Wisdom, and Beyond|
|The Reciprocating Touch: Knowledge of God in Wisdom Literature|
|Egyptian and Mesopotamian Wisdom Literature|
|Bibliography (Selected and Annotated)|
|Index of Ancient Sources|
|Index of Authors|
|Index of Hebrew and Greek Words|
|Index of Subjects|