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    Finding Favour in the Sight of God

    A Theology of Wisdom Literature

    New Studies in Biblical Theology

    by Richard P. Belcher Jr
    Series Editor D. A. Carson

    Wisdom literature is needed now more than ever. In this NSBT volume, Richard Belcher surveys the problem of wisdom literature in Old Testament theology, focusing on the message and theology of the books of Proverbs, Job, and Ecclesiastes. These point forward to the need for Christ and the gospel. Belcher concludes by exploring the relationship of Christ to wisdom in terms of his person, work, and teaching ministry.

    Intermediate Intermediate
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    Old Testament Wisdom Literature

    A Theological Introduction

    by Craig G. Bartholomew and Ryan P. O'Dowd

    Craig G. Bartholomew and Ryan P. O'Dowd provide an informed introduction to the Old Testament wisdom books Proverbs, Ecclesiastes, and Job. Establishing the books in the context of ancient Near Eastern wisdom traditions and literature, the authors move beyond the scope of typical introductions to discuss the theological and hermeneutical implications of this literature.

    Intermediate Intermediate
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    The Wisdom of Proverbs, Job & Ecclesiastes

    by Derek Kidner

    Sensitive to both literary form and theological content, Derek Kidner introduces Proverbs, Job and Ecclesiastes, explaining their basic character and internal structure. He also summarizes and evaluates the wealth of modern criticism focused on each book. Looking at all three books together, Kidner shows how their many voices compare, contrast and ultimately give a unified view of life.

    Introductory Introductory
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    Ecclesiastes

    Tyndale Old Testament Commentaries

    by Michael A. Eaton

    The book of Ecclesiastes has long puzzled Christians and even scholars. What does the book mean? And what relevance does it have to our lives? Michael Eaton provides a passage-by-passage analysis that attempts to account for the oddities of the text and to show how its message applies to us.

    Introductory Introductory
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    The Message of Ecclesiastes

    The Bible Speaks Today Series

    by Derek Kidner

    What is life about? In the end, does it all amount to a wisp of vapor, a puff of wind? So says the Preacher in the book of Ecclesiastes. But is this the whole message of Ecclesiastes? With imagination and clarity, Derek Kidner introduces this Old Testament book which speaks so powerfully to our generation.

    Introductory Introductory
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    Dictionary of the Old Testament: Wisdom, Poetry & Writings

    A Compendium of Contemporary Biblical Scholarship

    The IVP Bible Dictionary Series

    Edited by Tremper Longman III and Peter Enns

    Tremper Longman III and Peter E. Enns edit this collection of 148 articles by over 90 contributors on Job, Psalms, Proverbs, Ecclesiastes, Song of Songs, Lamentations, Ruth and Esther.

    Intermediate Intermediate
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    Proverbs, Ecclesiastes, Song of Solomon

    Ancient Christian Commentary on Scripture

    Edited by J. Robert Wright

    Editor J. Robert Wright presents commentary on Proverbs, Ecclesiastes and the Song of Solomon, showcasing response by the early church fathers to what they judged to be the finest wisdom about the deeper issues of life prior to the time of God's taking human form in Jesus Christ.

    Intermediate Intermediate
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    Ecclesiastes and the Song of Songs

    Apollos Old Testament Commentary Series

    by Daniel C. Fredericks and Daniel J. Estes

    This Apollos Old Testament Commentary volume by Daniel J. Estes expounds the books of Ecclesiastes and Song of Songs in a scholarly manner, and it shows the relevance of these important books to today's readers. Edited by David W. Baker and Gordon J. Wenham, the series is intended to serve the needs of those who preach from the Old Testament.

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