Item description for Forms of Old Testament Literature: Wisdom Literature: Job, Proverbs, Ruth, Canticles, Ecclesiastes, and Esther (Forms of the Old Testament Literature) by Roland E. Murphy, Rolf P. Knierim & Gene M. Tucker...
Overview Wisdom Literature is Volume XIII of The Forms of the Old Testament Literature, a series that aims to present a form-critical analysis of every book and each unit in the Hebrew Bible. Fundamentally exegetical, the FOTL volumes examine the structure, genre, setting, and intention of the biblical literature in question. They also study the history behind the form-critical discussion of the material, attempt to bring consistency to the terminology for the genres and formulas of the biblical literature, and expose the exegetical process so as to enable students and pastors to engage in their own analysis and interpretation of the Old Testament texts. This volume examines the books of Job, Proverbs, Ruth, Canticles (Song of Songs), Ecclesiastes, and Esther. Previous form-critical work is carefully evaluated, and the result is a thorough-going form-critical treatment of this part of the Old Testament. The work is enhanced by bibliographies for each Old Testament book and a glossary of general terms.
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Studio: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Company
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.56" Width: 6.46" Height: 0.52" Weight: 0.65 lbs.
Release Date Nov 1, 1981
Publisher Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Company
Series Forms Of The Old Testament Liter
ISBN 0802818773 ISBN13 9780802818775
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More About Roland E. Murphy, Rolf P. Knierim & Gene M. Tucker
Roland E. Murphy, O. Carm., (deceased 2002) was George Washington Ivey Emeritus Professor of Biblical Studies of Duke University and adjunct at the Washington Theological Union. He was coeditor of the "New Jerome Biblical Commentary, " and wrote numerous articles, books, and commentaries.
Roland E. Murphy currently resides in the state of North Carolina. Roland E. Murphy has an academic affiliation as follows - Emeritus, The Divinity School, Duke University, Durham, NC Duke Univer.
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