The Composition of the Book of Proverbs  -     By: R.N. Whybray
Buy Item InStock42.45$42.45 Add To Cart


Add To Wishlist

The Composition of the Book of Proverbs

Sheffield Academic Press / 2009 / Paperback

$42.45 (CBD Price)
In Stock
CBD Stock No: WW155993

Black Friday Again
* This product is available for shipment only to the USA.
* This product is not available for expedited shipping.

Product Information

Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 173
Vendor: Sheffield Academic Press
Publication Date: 2009
Dimensions: 9.21 X 6.14 X 0.38 (inches)
ISBN: 1441155996
ISBN-13: 9781441155993
Series: Library of Hebrew Bible/Old Testament Studies

Publisher's Description

Who compiled the varied material in the book of Proverbs, and why? Is there any significance in the order in which it has been arranged? These and similar questions about the book have often been discussed in the past, but no agreed conclusions reached. In this study the question of the purpose behind the composition of the book is raised anew. Whybray first discusses each section of Proverbs separately and then enquires into the significance, if any, of the shape of the book as a whole in its final form. Among the chief features of this study are an analysis of redactional layers in chapters 1-9, the comparison of different concepts of wisdom in the book, the question of a theological development in the course of the redactional process and an investigation of the possibility that the numerous short proverbs in chapters 10-29 may have been consciously arranged in meaningful groups.

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.

Find Related Products

Author/Artist Review

Start A New Search