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Nothing new under the sun : a blunt paraphrase of Ecclesiastes

Author: Adam S Miller
Publisher: [North Charleston, SC] : CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, [2016]
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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"You won't like this book. Ecclesiastes is gloomy, skeptical, and irreverent. It is caustic and drolly splenetic. It is unapologetically human. It refuses to abet our hunger for clean narratives and happy endings. It is a hopeless book. Insisting on life's futility, the world's capriciousness, and God's inscrutability, it deliberately cultivates despair. It sees such bone-deep hopelessness as the only cure for what  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Adam S Miller
ISBN: 9781530872800 1530872804
OCLC Number: 953737085
Description: 50 pages ; 21 cm
Responsibility: Adam S. Miller.

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"You won't like this book. Ecclesiastes is gloomy, skeptical, and irreverent. It is caustic and drolly splenetic. It is unapologetically human. It refuses to abet our hunger for clean narratives and happy endings. It is a hopeless book. Insisting on life's futility, the world's capriciousness, and God's inscrutability, it deliberately cultivates despair. It sees such bone-deep hopelessness as the only cure for what ails us. ... [The author] provides a sharp, contemporary paraphrase of Ecclesiastes"--Amazon.com

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