Handbook on the Wisdom Books and Psalms
Stock No: WW038884
Handbook on the Wisdom Books and Psalms  -     By: Daniel J. Estes

Handbook on the Wisdom Books and Psalms

Baker Academic / 2009 / Paperback

In Stock
Stock No: WW038884

Buy Item Our Price$30.49 Retail: $40.00 Save 24% ($9.51)
In Stock
Quantity:
Stock No: WW038884
Baker Academic / 2009 / Paperback
Quantity:

Add To Cart
Paypal Buy Now
Add To Wishlist
eBook Our Price$20.90 View Details
Quantity:


Add To Cart

Paypal Buy Now
Wishlist

  • Other Formats (2)
  • Others Also Purchased (1)
Other Formats (2)
  1. Select this Item Product Title/Author Availability Price Quantity
  2. $20.90
    In Stock
    Our Price$20.90
    Retail: $38.00
    Add To Cart
    0
    $20.90
  3. $30.49
    In Stock
    Our Price$30.49
    Retail: $40.00
    Add To Cart
    $30.49
Others Also Purchased (1)

Product Description

While many biblical handbooks are on the market, the new Baker Academic Old Testament Handbooks are, arguably, the best available. This is due undoubtedly to their comprehensive approach a firm understanding of their audience.

Intended for advanced undergraduate students, seminary students, and pastors, these handbooks provide a wealth of information while also preparing the reader for further study. This is achieved by providing three essential components. First, matters of introduction, authorship, date, etc, are outlined. Second, an exposition of the book is given. Finally, the authors lay out the interpretive conclusions they have come into about their books.

In the present volume Handbook on the Wisdom Books and Psalms Daniel Estes does an excellent job of holding to this format and elucidating the background, contents, and interpretation of Job, Ecclesiastes, the Song of Solomon, Proverbs, and the Psalms.

Within his given format Estes approaches the introductory mattes straightforwardly, while slightly tweaking his expositional format. He provides full treatments of Job, Ecclesiastes, and the Song of Solomon, but changes slightly the presentation of the Psalms and of Proverbs. In Psalms he identifies ten types of psalms and treats each one according to its form and typical contents. Similarly in Proverbs, Estes identifies topics and synthesizes them into a coherent exposition on the books contents.

Estes Interpretations are firmly rooted and derived from his interaction with scholarship. This interaction is made accessible to the reader by a number of direct interactions with other scholar's writings, and by a succinct but comprehensive bibliography.

For those teaching courses on the Poetic literature of the OT, there is no better resource for orienting your students, or even yourself. The wealth of information provided here is matched only by the accessibility of the handbook's format and the excellence of its composition.

Product Information

Title: Handbook on the Wisdom Books and Psalms
By: Daniel J. Estes
Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 448
Vendor: Baker Academic
Publication Date: 2009
Dimensions: 9.00 X 6.00 (inches)
Weight: 1 pound 10 ounces
ISBN: 080103888X
ISBN-13: 9780801038884
Stock No: WW038884

Related Products

  1. Hear, My Son: Teaching and Learning in Proverbs 1-9 (New Studies in Biblical Theology)
    Add To Wishlist
  2. Handbook on the Historical Books: Joshua, Judges, Ruth, Samuel, Kings, Chronicles, Ezra-Nehemiah, Esther
    Add To Wishlist
    Victor P. Hamilton
    Baker Academic / 2008 / Trade Paperback
    Our Price$35.99 Retail Price$42.00 Save 14% ($6.01)
  3. Handbook on the Prophets
    Add To Wishlist
    Robert B. Chisholm
    Baker Academic / 2009 / Trade Paperback
    Our Price$38.99 Retail Price$45.00 Save 13% ($6.01)
    4 out of 5 stars for Handbook on the Prophets. View reviews of this product. 1 Reviews
  4. The Pentateuch: A Story of Beginnings
    Add To Wishlist
    Paula Gooder
    Bloomsbury Academic / 2004 / Trade Paperback
    Our Price$49.94

Publisher's Description

This valuable resource introduces readers to the Old Testament books of wisdom and poetry--Job, Psalms, Proverbs, Ecclesiastes, and Song of Songs--and helps them better understand each book's overall flow. Estes summarizes some of each book's key issues, offers an exposition of the book that interacts with major commentaries and recent studies, and concludes with an extensive bibliography. Now in paperback.

Author Bio

Daniel J. Estes (PhD, University of Cambridge) is distinguished professor of Bible at Cedarville University in Cedarville, Ohio, and author of Hear, My Son: Teaching and Learning in Proverbs 1-9.

Ask a Question

Find Related Products

Author/Artist Review