Proverbs, Ecclesiastes, Song of Songs

Proverbs, Ecclesiastes, Song of Songs

by Roland E. Murphy, Elizabeth Huwiler


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The Understanding the Bible Commentary Series helps any reader navigate the strange and sometimes intimidating literary terrain of the Bible. These accessible volumes break down the barriers between the ancient and modern worlds so that the power and meaning of the biblical texts become transparent to contemporary readers. The contributors tackle the task of interpretation using the full range of critical methodologies and practices, yet they do so as people of faith who hold the text in the highest regard. Pastors, teachers, and lay people alike will cherish the easily understandable truth found in this commentary series.

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ISBN-13: 9780801047268
Publisher: Baker Publishing Group
Publication date: 09/01/1995
Series: Understanding the Bible Commentary Series
Pages: 336
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Roland E. Murphy, O. Carm. (deceased 2002) was George Washington Ivey Emeritus Professor of Biblical Studies at Duke University and adjunct professor at the Washington Theological Union. He was coeditor of the New Jerome Biblical Commentary and wrote numerous articles, books, and commentaries.

Elizabeth Huwiler contributed the commentary on Ecclesiastes and Song of Songs to Proverbs, Ecclesiastes, Song of Songs, Volume 12 of the New International Biblical Commentary Old Testament series. She is associate professor of Old Testament and Hebrew at The Lutheran Theological Seminary at Philadelphia and an ordained minister of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America.

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