Proverbs: The Wisdom of Solomon

Proverbs: The Wisdom of Solomon

by Rami M. Shapiro
     
 
Proverbs is a book of aphorisms that King Solomon, son of King David, collected but did not write. The themes of these short pithy teachings, which embody the spice of human speech, are overcoming ignorance, practicing self-discipline, and having personal integrity. Solomon divides people into two categories: the wise and the ignorant (or foolish), and each

Overview

Proverbs is a book of aphorisms that King Solomon, son of King David, collected but did not write. The themes of these short pithy teachings, which embody the spice of human speech, are overcoming ignorance, practicing self-discipline, and having personal integrity. Solomon divides people into two categories: the wise and the ignorant (or foolish), and each verse reflects this dichotomy. Rami Shapiro gives us Solomon’s wisdom in fresh, lyrical, and absolutely contemporary language.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780609608890
Publisher:
Crown Publishing Group
Publication date:
09/04/2001
Series:
Sacred Teachings Series
Pages:
178
Product dimensions:
4.80(w) x 6.34(h) x 0.77(d)

Meet the Author

Rabbi Rami M. Shapiro is an award-winning poet and essayist, and his liturgies are used in prayer services throughout North America. A congregational rabbi for twenty years, he is currently the president of Metivta, a center for contemplative Judaism in Los Angeles, and director of the Simply Jewish Foundation. His most recent books are Minyan, Wisdom of the Jewish Sages, and The Way of Solomon

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