Proverbs: Old Testament Library [OTL]  -     By: Richard J. Clifford
Buy Item $34.99 Retail: $50.00 Save 30% ($15.01) Add To Cart
Add To Wishlist
Buy eBook Begin reading in seconds $22.00 eBook Details

Proverbs: Old Testament Library [OTL]

Westminster John Knox Press / 1999 / Paperback

$34.99 (CBD Price)
|
Retail: $50.00
|
Save 30% ($15.01)
Buy 24 or more for $33.24 each.
Availability: In Stock
CBD Stock No: WW228534

Current Promotions

Product Description

Two sentences from the great eighteenth-century English aphorist Samuel Johnson can serve as a motto to Proverbs and to this commentary. "Men more frequently require to be reminded than informed." The book of Proverbs does not primarily provide information; its instructions are remarkably empty of "content" and its maxims, when rephrased, are often trite. Rather, it informs by giving its readers a perspective. To quote Johnson on the achievement of Alexander Pope: "New things are made familiar, and familiar things are made new." Proverbs is about vision and action. From the Preface

Product Information

Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 304
Vendor: Westminster John Knox Press
Publication Date: 1999
Dimensions: 9.16 X 6.46 X 0.80 (inches)
ISBN: 0664228534
ISBN-13: 9780664228538
Availability: In Stock
Series: Old Testament Library

Related Products

  1. Ruth: Old Testament Library [OTL]
    Ruth: Old Testament Library [OTL]
    Kirsten Nielsen
    Westminster John Knox Press / Trade Paperback
    $22.50 Retail: $25.00 Save 10% ($2.50)
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW227309
  2. Joshua: Old Testament Library [OTL]
    Joshua: Old Testament Library [OTL]
    Richard D. Nelson
    Westminster John Knox Press / 1997 / Trade Paperback
    $34.99 Retail: $50.00 Save 30% ($15.01)
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW226663
  3. Isaiah: Old Testament Library [OTL]
    Isaiah: Old Testament Library [OTL]
    Brevard S. Childs
    Westminster John Knox Press / 2000 / Hardcover
    $45.99 Retail: $70.00 Save 34% ($24.01)
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW221432
  4. Jeremiah: Old Testament Library [OTL]
    Jeremiah: Old Testament Library [OTL]
    Leslie C. Allen
    Westminster John Knox Press / 2008 / Hardcover
    $39.99 Retail: $60.00 Save 33% ($20.01)
    Availability: Out of Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW222230

Publisher's Description

Through translation, technical notes, and insightful commentary, Richard Clifford sheds new understanding on Proverbs. By focusing on the rhetoric of Proverbs, Clifford demonstrates how the book fosters a lifelong search for wisdom, and enables readers to see how the instructions and sayings are concerned with contemporary issues.

Author Bio

Richard J. Clifford, S.J. is Visiting Professor of Old Testament at Boston College School of Theology and Ministry in Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts. A former President of Weston Jesuit School of Theology, he was Founding Dean of the Boston College School of Theology and Ministry from 2008-2010. He has previously served as General Editor of the Catholic Biblical Quarterly and is a past President of the Catholic Biblical Association.

Product Reviews

Be the first to write a review!

Ask Christianbook

Back
×

Ask Christianbook

What would you like to know about this product? Please enter your name, your email and your question regarding the product in the fields below, and we'll answer you in the next 24-48 hours.

If you need immediate assistance regarding this product or any other, please call 1-800-CHRISTIAN to speak directly with a customer service representative.

Other Customers Also Purchased

  1. 1 & 2 Thessalonians, Living in the End Times, John Stott Bible Studies
    1 & 2 Thessalonians, Living in the End Times, John Stott Bible Studies
    John Stott
    IVP Connect / 2008 / Trade Paperback
    $5.99 Retail: $8.00 Save 25% ($2.01)
    4.5 Stars Out Of 5 3 Reviews
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW821662
  2. Jacob & the Prodigal: How Jesus Retold Israel's Story
    Jacob & the Prodigal: How Jesus Retold Israel's Story
    Kenneth E. Bailey
    Inter-Varsity Press / 2003 / Trade Paperback
    $14.49 Retail: $20.00 Save 28% ($5.51)
    5 Stars Out Of 5 2 Reviews
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW827277
  3. Genesis: Word Biblical Commentary, 2 Vols. [WBC]
    Genesis: Word Biblical Commentary, 2 Vols. [WBC]
    Gordon Wenham
    Thomas Nelson / Hardcover
    $46.99 Retail: $99.98 Save 53% ($52.99)
    5 Stars Out Of 5 2 Reviews
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW200310
  4. Experiencing the Holy Spirit
    Experiencing the Holy Spirit
    Andrew Murray
    Whitaker House Publishers / 1999 / Trade Paperback
    $5.99 Retail: $6.99 Save 14% ($1.00)
    5 Stars Out Of 5 6 Reviews
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW84527

Find Related Products

Author/Artist Review

Start A New Search