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Proverbs (Paperback) (Ernest C. Lucas)

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In this commentary Ernest Lucas takes a unique cluster approach to the book of Proverbs, studying it thematically and showing how it speaks to such issues as character formation, gender relations, wealth and poverty, interpersonal communication, science and religion, and care for the environment.After an introduction discussing the authorship, date, structure, ancient Near Eastern context, and literary forms of Proverbs, Lucas provides critical exegesis of the biblical text in his section-by-section commentary. He identifies proverbial clusters and uses them as the basis for interpreting individual proverbs. Several substantial theological essays in a concluding section illuminate major ethical, pastoral, and spiritual themes in Proverbs.Ably unpacking the rich wisdom embedded in the book of Proverbs, Lucas has written a succinct, accessible theological commentary perfect for pastors, teachers, and students.
In this commentary Ernest Lucas takes a unique cluster approach to the book of Proverbs, studying it thematically and showing how it speaks to such issues as character formation, gender relations, wealth and poverty, interpersonal communication, science and religion, and care for the environment.

After an introduction discussing the authorship, date, structure, ancient Near Eastern context, and literary forms of Proverbs, Lucas provides critical exegesis of the biblical text in his section-by-section commentary. He identifies proverbial clusters and uses them as the basis for interpreting individual proverbs. Several substantial theological essays in a concluding section illuminate major ethical, pastoral, and spiritual themes in Proverbs.

Ably unpacking the rich wisdom embedded in the book of Proverbs, Lucas has written a succinct, accessible theological commentary perfect for pastors, teachers, and students.
Number of Pages: 407
Genre: Religion + Beliefs
Sub-Genre: Bible / Commentaries / Old Testament
Series Title: The Two Horizons Old Testament Commentary
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Eerdmans Pub Co
Author: Ernest C. Lucas
Language: English
Street Date: December 9, 2015
TCIN: 23999535
UPC: 9780802827104
Item Number (DPCI): 247-50-7986
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