Proverbs: A Commentary

Proverbs: A Commentary

by Richard J. Clifford
     
 

Through translation, technical notes, and insightful commentary, Richard Clifford sheds new understanding on Proverbs. By focusing on the rhetoric of Proverbs, Clifford demonstrates how the book fosters a lifelong search for wisdom, and enables readers to see how the instructions and sayings are concerned with contemporary issues.

Overview

Through translation, technical notes, and insightful commentary, Richard Clifford sheds new understanding on Proverbs. By focusing on the rhetoric of Proverbs, Clifford demonstrates how the book fosters a lifelong search for wisdom, and enables readers to see how the instructions and sayings are concerned with contemporary issues.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780664221317
Publisher:
Westminster John Knox Press
Publication date:
05/28/2016
Series:
Old Testament Library Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
286
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.00(d)

Meet the Author

Richard J. Clifford, S.J. is Visiting Professor of Old Testament at Boston College School of Theology and Ministry in Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts. A former President of Weston Jesuit School of Theology, he was Founding Dean of the Boston College School of Theology and Ministry from 2008-2010. He has previously served as General Editor of the Catholic Biblical Quarterly and is a past President of the Catholic Biblical Association.

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