Proverbs: Annotated & Explained

Proverbs: Annotated & Explained

by Rami Shapiro

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781594733758
Publisher: Turner Publishing Company
Publication date: 08/18/2011
Series: SkyLight Illuminations
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 288
File size: 3 MB

About the Author

Rami Shapiro, a renowned teacher of spirituality across faith traditions and a noted theologian, is a popular speaker on the topics of religion, theology and spirituality. He is author of the award-winning The Sacred Art of Lovingkindness: Preparing to Practice; Recovery—The Sacred Art: The Twelve Steps as Spiritual Practice and Hasidic Tales: Annotated and Explained; among other books.

Rami Shapiro is available to speak on the following topics:

  • Writing—The Sacred Art: Beyond the Page to Spiritual Practice
  • Stop Playing God: 12 Steps as Spiritual Practice
  • Biblical Wisdom for Post-biblical Times: An Exploration of Proverbs, Ecclesiastes and Job
  • The Sacred Art of Lovingkindness: Cultivating Compassion in Daily Life
  • Hasidic Wisdom: An Exploration of Hasidic Storytelling, Theology and Contemplative Practice
  • Saints and Sages: Biblical Prophets, Ancient Rabbis and the Building of a Just World

Table of Contents

Preface vii
Introduction xi
The Nine Foundational Teachings 3
Introduction 3
The First Teaching 5
The Second Teaching 11
The Third Teaching 17
The Fourth Teaching 25
The Fifth Teaching 31
The Sixth Teaching 37
The Seventh Teaching 45
The Eighth Teaching 51
The Ninth Teaching 59
The First Collection of Shorter Sayings 63
The Thirty Precepts of Wisdom 159
Sayings of Solomon's Contemporaries 179
The Second Collection of Shorter Sayings 183
Warnings and Numerical Proverbs 219
A Mother's Advice 229
Afterword 235
Bibliography 237

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