• 2647

    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.

  • 5218

    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.

  • 0405

    The Wisdom of Proverbs, Job and 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.

  • 4089

    How to Read Job

    How to Read Series

    by John H. Walton and Tremper Longman III

    We often turn to the book of Job when we encounter suffering. But what if the book is not only about Job's suffering? Written by two respected commentators, this matchless guide to reading and appreciating the book of Job covers all relevant aspects—literary, historical, theological and hermeneutical—for the student, teacher and busy pastor.

  • 4214


    Tyndale Old Testament Commentaries

    by Francis I. Andersen

    Francis Andersen calls the book of Job "one of the bests gifts of God to men." It is the story of one man's agony "reaching out to the mystery of God, beyond words and explanations." He discusses Job's vast range of ideas, its broad coverage of human experience, the intensity of its passion and the immensity of its concept of God.

  • 1230

    The Message of Job

    The Bible Speaks Today Series

    by David J. Atkinson

    David Atkinson offers a pastoral interpretation of Job's story. He shows how the message of Job can comfort us in our own difficulties and teach us to be sensitive to those who suffer.

  • 2612

    Now My Eyes Have Seen You

    Images of Creation and Evil in the Book of Job

    New Studies in Biblical Theology

    by Robert Fyall
    Series Editor D. A. Carson

    For Robert Fyall, the mystery of God's ways and the appalling evil and suffering in the world are at the heart of Job's significant contribution to the canon of Scripture. This New Studies in Biblical Theology volume offers a holistic reading of Job, with particular reference to its depiction of creation and evil, and finds significant clues to its meaning in the striking imagery it uses.

  • 1783

    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.

  • 1476


    Ancient Christian Commentary on Scripture

    Edited by Manlio Simonetti and Marco Conti

    Editors Manlio Simonetti and Marco Conti provide patristic comment on the text of Job, beginning with Origen in the third century and moving through the thought of a variety of other church fathers from the fourth and fifth centuries.

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