Proverbs, Ecclesiastes, Song of Songs

Proverbs, Ecclesiastes, Song of Songs

by Roland Edmund Murphy, Elizabeth Huwiler
     
 

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Murphy, on Proverbs, pays particular attention to parallelism in the book of Proverbs. This "collection of collections" was formed over many centuries and reflects generations of wisdom poems and sayings, symbolism, theology, and anthropology. Huwiler, on Ecclesiastes and Song of Songs, enhances the reader's appreciation through her exposition of the themes and images

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Murphy, on Proverbs, pays particular attention to parallelism in the book of Proverbs. This "collection of collections" was formed over many centuries and reflects generations of wisdom poems and sayings, symbolism, theology, and anthropology. Huwiler, on Ecclesiastes and Song of Songs, enhances the reader's appreciation through her exposition of the themes and images in two biblical books devoted to such human exploration and experience.]> 13 02 Roland E. Murphy, O. Carm., is George Washington Ivey Emeritus Professor of Biblical Studies of Duke University and adjunct at the Washington Theological Union. He has participated in many biblical workshops, is coeditor of the New Jerome Biblical Commentary, and has written numerous articles, books, and commentaries.

Elizabeth Huwiler contributed the commentary on Ecclesiastes and Song of Songs to Proverbs, Ecclesiastes, Song of Songs, Volume 12 of the New International Biblical Commentary Old Testament Series. She is associate professor of Old Testament and Hebrew at The Lutheran Theological Seminary at Philadelphia and an ordained minister of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781565632219
Publisher:
Hendrickson Publishers, Incorporated
Publication date:
06/28/1999
Series:
New International Biblical Commentary
Pages:
312
Product dimensions:
5.62(w) x 8.66(h) x 0.85(d)

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