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An Introduction to Israel's Wisdom Traditions

An Introduction to Israel's Wisdom Traditions( )
Author: McLaughlin, John L.
Publication Date:May 2018
Publisher:William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company
Book Format:Paperback
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Book Description:

It can be a challenge to understand wisdom's place in Israel's salvific history, but John L. McLaughlin makes this complicated genre straightforward and accessible.

This introductory-level textbook begins by explaining the meaning of wisdom to the Israelites and surrounding cultures before moving into the conventions of the genre and its poetic forms. The heart of the book explores the wisdom books themselves: Proverbs, Job, Qoheleth (Ecclesiastes), and the...
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Book Details
Detailed Subjects: Religion / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.944 x 8.915 Inches
Author Biography
McLaughlin, John L. (Author)
John L. McLaughlin specializes in Wisdom literature, Prophetic literature, and the Synoptic Gospels. He teaches in the Department of Theology and Religious Studies at Wheeling Jesuit University in West Virginia.

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