Proverbs: A Commentary (Old Testament Library)



Through Translation, Technical Notes, And Insightful Commentary, Richard Clifford Sheds New Understanding On Proverbs By Focusing On The Rhetoric Of Proverbs, Clifford Demonstrates How The Book Fosters A Lifelong Search For Wisdom, And Enables Readers To See How The Instructions And Sayings Are Concerned With Contemporary Issues.Proverbs: A Commentary (Old Testament Library)

Richard J Clifford, SJ, is professor of Old Testament at Boston College School of Theology He taught biblical studies at Weston Jesuit School of Theology in Cambridge from 1970 to 2008 His doctorate is from Harvard University He was general editor of the Catholic Biblical Quarterly and is a former president of the Catholic Biblical Association As well as teaching and lecturing in scholarly ci

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  • Hardcover
  • Proverbs: A Commentary (Old Testament Library)
  • Richard J. Clifford
  • English
  • 14 February 2017
  • 9780664221317

15 thoughts on “Proverbs: A Commentary (Old Testament Library)

  1. says:

    If you are like me, even though you are conservative Bible student, you like to turn to the Old Testament Library OTL series to get a good grasp of the critical position Though there are some things you will greatly disagree with in the series, there often observations on structure and theology that others miss This volume by Richard J Clifford that replaced McKane s earlier one accomplishes all those things It does it in spite of the fact that the Book of Proverbs lends itself less to such observations.After a bibliography, Clifford jumps into an Introduction of the Book of Proverbs There s a very interesting outline given The discussion of dating and the editing of the text matches the critical position, as does the historical context My least favorite aspect of the introduction that can also be found in the commentary itself is the author s conviction that the book of Proverbs is modeled off Mesopotamian, Egyptian, and other such cultures When Clifford addresses the distinctive ideas found ...

  2. says:

    Commentaries are on going reading projcts

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