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Old Testament wisdom literature : a theological introduction

Author: Craig G Bartholomew; Ryan O'Dowd
Publisher: Downers Grove, IL : IVP Academic ; Nottingham, England : Apollos, [2018], ©2011. ©2011
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Craig G. Bartholomew and Ryan P. O'Dowd provide an introduction to the Old Testament wisdom books Proverbs, Ecclesiastes and Job. Establishing the books in the context of ancient Near Eastern wisdom traditions and literature, the authors move beyond the scope of typical introductions to discuss the theological and hermeneutical implications of this literature.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Craig G Bartholomew; Ryan O'Dowd
ISBN: 9780830852185 0830852182
OCLC Number: 1054105136
Description: 336 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: An introduction to Old Testament wisdom --
The ancient world of wisdom --
The poetry of wisdom and the wisdom of poetry --
Proverbs --
Women, wisdom and valor --
Job --
Where can wisdom be found? --
Ecclesiastes --
For everything there is a season --
Jesus, the wisdom of God --
The theology of Old Testament wisdom --
The theology of wisdom today.
Responsibility: Craig G. Bartholomew & Ryan P. O'Dowd.

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Craig G. Bartholomew and Ryan P. O'Dowd provide an introduction to the Old Testament wisdom books Proverbs, Ecclesiastes and Job. Establishing the books in the context of ancient Near Eastern wisdom traditions and literature, the authors move beyond the scope of typical introductions to discuss the theological and hermeneutical implications of this literature.

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