Proverbs: Interpretation: A Bible Commentary for Teaching and Preaching

Proverbs: Interpretation: A Bible Commentary for Teaching and Preaching

by Leo G. Perdue
     
 

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The book of Proverbs is a collection of sayings, poems, and "life's little instructions." Wrestling with the values of things such as creation, livelihood, or moral character, Proverbs exhorts its readers to seek the higher ideals—knowledge, discipline, piety, and order—and offers guidance on how to live in harmony with God, others, and oneself.  See more details below

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The book of Proverbs is a collection of sayings, poems, and "life's little instructions." Wrestling with the values of things such as creation, livelihood, or moral character, Proverbs exhorts its readers to seek the higher ideals—knowledge, discipline, piety, and order—and offers guidance on how to live in harmony with God, others, and oneself.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780664238841
Publisher:
Westminster John Knox Press
Publication date:
09/08/2012
Series:
Interpretation: a Bible Commentary for Teaching and Preaching Series
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
302
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.40(d)

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Meet the Author

Leo G. Perdue is Professor of Hebrew Bible at Brite Divinity School in Fort Worth, Texas. He is aninternational authority on wisdom literature and the author of numerous books.

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