Proverbs: Pathways to Wisdom

Proverbs: Pathways to Wisdom

by Dominick Hernandez

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Overview

The book of Proverbs is a book written for people like us—parents, children, friends, and coworkers. It's a collection of biblical sayings and wisdom that are intended to help us with practical matters in our lives. Inside we encounter the wise and the foolish, and instructions for the journey to find the wisdom that comes from God alone.

Proverbs: Pathways to Wisdom explores the context, language, and interpretation of the book of Proverbs. Each chapter covers well known verses and examines prevalent themes throughout the book. From the fear of the Lord to the Woman of Valor in Proverbs 31, Hernández explores an array of verses and reveals literary and historical details that supply profound insight into familiar passages.

Additional components for a four-week study include a DVD featuring Dominick S. Hernández and a comprehensive Leader Guide.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781501894299
Publisher: Abingdon Press
Publication date: 07/21/2020
Series: Proverbs Series
Pages: 144
Product dimensions: 5.40(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

Dominick Hernández is the Assistant Professor of Old Testament Interpretation at the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. He teaches Old Testament and serves as the Director of the seminary’s Online Hispanic Program. Dr. Hernández completed his PhD in Hebrew Bible at Bar-Ilan University (Ramat Gan, Israel) where he was trained in Semitic Philology. Dr. Hernández teaches on an array of topics including biblical wisdom, ancient Near Eastern literature, and the Dead Sea Scrolls. Dr. Hernández is deeply invested in the academic community in which he continues to research, write, and present at scholarly conferences. Dr. Hernández is committed to the church, having served in English, Spanish, and Hebrew-language ministries in the United States and abroad.

Table of Contents

Introduction 9

1 Reading the Proverbs Wisely 17

2 Presenting the Pathways 35

3 Practical and Personal Pathways 65

4 Wisdom in Practice: Proverbs 31 105

Afterword: What If the Proverbs Don't Work? 131

Acknowledgments 144

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