Ecclesiastes: Interpretation: A Bible Commentary for Teaching and Preaching

Ecclesiastes: Interpretation: A Bible Commentary for Teaching and Preaching

by William P. Brown
     
 

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Ecclesiastes is a collection of sayings traditionally attributed to Solomon and deemed by some the strangest book in the canon. It comprises an unusual blend of autobiographical references, theological reflections, philosophical musings, and proverbial instructions, all probing the seeming pointlessness of human striving. Brown explores the text as it engages our own

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Ecclesiastes is a collection of sayings traditionally attributed to Solomon and deemed by some the strangest book in the canon. It comprises an unusual blend of autobiographical references, theological reflections, philosophical musings, and proverbial instructions, all probing the seeming pointlessness of human striving. Brown explores the text as it engages our own culture's era of questioning and search for self-fulfillment.

Interpretation: A Bible Commentary for Teaching and Preaching is a distinctive resource for those who interpret the Bible in the church. Planned and written specifically for teaching and preaching needs, this critically acclaimed biblical commentary is a major contribution to scholarship and ministry.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781611641394
Publisher:
Westminster John Knox Press
Publication date:
08/16/2011
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Sales rank:
995,890
File size:
3 MB

Meet the Author

William P. Brown is Professor of Old Testament at Columbia Theological Seminary in Decatur, Georgia. He is the author a number of books including Character in Crisis: A Fresh Approach to the Wisdom Literature of the Old Testament and Seeing the Psalms: A Theology of Metaphor.

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