The Discourse of Wealth and Poverty in the Book of Proverbs

The Discourse of Wealth and Poverty in the Book of Proverbs

by Timothy J. Sandoval
     
 

The Discourse of Wealth and Poverty in the Book of Proverbs includes a discussion of “proverbs and metaphor,” reviews previous studies of wealth and poverty in Proverbs, offers in-depth analyses of particular passages in Proverbs, and suggests a possible social-historical setting for the book.

Overview

The Discourse of Wealth and Poverty in the Book of Proverbs includes a discussion of “proverbs and metaphor,” reviews previous studies of wealth and poverty in Proverbs, offers in-depth analyses of particular passages in Proverbs, and suggests a possible social-historical setting for the book.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9789004144927
Publisher:
Brill Academic Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
10/11/2005
Series:
Biblical Interpretation Series , #77
Pages:
236
Product dimensions:
6.42(w) x 9.62(h) x 0.85(d)

Meet the Author

Timothy J. Sandoval received his Ph.D. in Hebrew Bible for Emory University and is currently Assistant Professor of Hebrew Bible at Chicago Theological Seminary. He is the editor, with Carleen Mandolfo, of Relating to the Text: Interdisciplinary and Form-Critical Insights on the Bible (2003) and is currently working on a project entitled Wisdom’s Worth: Wealth, Poverty, and Value in Israelite Wisdom Literature.

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