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Old Testament Wisdom

James L Crenshaw

Old Testament Wisdom

James L Crenshaw

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For thirty years, James Crenshaw'sOld Testament Wisdomhas 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.



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About "Old Testament Wisdom"

For thirty years, James Crenshaw'sOld Testament Wisdomhas 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.


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Meet the Author

James L Crenshaw

James L. Crenshaw (Ph.D., Vanderbilt University; D.D., Furman University) is Robert L. Flowers Professor of Old Testament at Duke University Divinity School, Durhan, NC. His Old Testament Wisdom has introduced thousands of students to biblical wisdom, as have his two collections of essays, Urgent Advice and Probing Questions and Prophets, Sages, & Poets.

He has written commentaries on Ecclesiastes, Job, Sirach, and Joel, as well as monographs Education in Ancient Israel, Defending God: Biblical Responses to the Problem of Evil, Prophetic Conflict, and A Whirlpool of Torment.

Presently, he is writing books on Job and Qoheleth, as well as an analysis of twentieth-century research on wisdom literature for Brill.

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Product Details
  • Catalogue Code 302893
  • Product Code 9780664234591
  • ISBN 0664234593
  • EAN 9780664234591
  • Pages 320
  • Department Academic
  • Category Biblical Studies
  • Sub-Category Old Testament
  • Publisher Westminster John Knox Press
  • Publication Date Feb 2010
  • Sales Rank #48360
  • Dimensions 228 x 152 x 21 mm
  • Weight 0.486kg

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