Old Testament Wisdom, Third Edition   -     By: James Crenshaw
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Old Testament Wisdom, Third Edition

Westminster John Knox Press / 2010 / Paperback

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"Well written with an excellent bibliography. Most helpful to scholars and serious Bible students. A needed contribution to the field of wisdom. Will probably become a classic English work in its field,"---Southwestern Journal of Theology. New, improved version of this standard text for 30 years. 262 pages, softcover. Westminster John Knox.

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Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 262
Vendor: Westminster John Knox Press
Publication Date: 2010
ISBN: 0664234593
ISBN-13: 9780664234591
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Publisher's Description

For thirty years, James Crenshaw's Old Testament Wisdom has been the premier introduction to the wisdom books of the Old Testament. That tradition continues with this newly updated edition. This popular textbook introduces readers to the wisdom tradition as well as the biblical books of Proverbs, Job, Ecclesiastes, Sirach, and the Wisdom of Solomon. In addition, Crenshaw offers expert analysis of the legacy of wisdom in other parts of the canon and in other cultures, offering new insights and fresh perspectives that can only come from one so well versed on the significance of Old Testament wisdom.

Author Bio

James L. Crenshawserved as Robert L. Flowers Professorof Old Testament atDuke Divinity School in Durham, North Carolina.

Editorial Reviews

"Crenshaw's treatment delights the scholar while not stultifying the student. It deserves a prize

for scholarship and insight."--James Chukwuma Okoye, CSSp, The Bible Today, July 2010 p.234

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