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Ecclesiastes : an introduction and commentary

Author: Michael A Eaton
Publisher: Nottingham, England : Inter-Varsity Press ; Intervarsity Press, 2009.
Series: Tyndale Old Testament commentaries, 18.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : [North American versionView all editions and formats
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After setting forth the issues related to the text, authorship, date and canonicity, Eaton assesses the purpose and structure of the book. He then provides a passage-by-passage analysis that attempts to account for the oddities of the text and to show its contemporary relevance. --from publisher description.
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Genre/Form: Commentaries
Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Eaton, Michael A., 1942-
Ecclesiastes
(DLC) 2008054382
(OCoLC)233940165
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Michael A Eaton
ISBN: 9780830894772 0830894772
OCLC Number: 942755441
Notes: Originally published: Leicester, England ; Downers Grove, Ill., U.S.A. : InterVarsity Press, 1983.
Description: 1 online resource (180 pages)
Contents: The text of Ecclesiastes --
The date, authorship and literary provenance of Ecclesiastes --
The canonicity of Ecclesiastes --
Ecclesiastes in its ancient Near Eastern setting --
The enigma of Ecclesiastes --
The composition of Ecclesiastes --
The purpose of Ecclesiastes --
The structure of Ecclesiastes --
Analysis --
Commentary --
Additional notes --
The translation of Ecclesiastes 3:18 --
The translation of Ecclesiastes 3:21 --
Postscript.
Series Title: Tyndale Old Testament commentaries, 18.
Responsibility: Michael A. Eaton.

Abstract:

After setting forth the issues related to the text, authorship, date and canonicity, Eaton assesses the purpose and structure of the book. He then provides a passage-by-passage analysis that attempts to account for the oddities of the text and to show its contemporary relevance. --from publisher description.

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