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Proverbs 1-9 as an Introduction to the Book of Proverbs

  • By Arthur Jan Keefer, Jacqueline Vayntrub, Laura Quick
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Proverbs 1-9 has long been called a 'prologue' and 'introduction' to the book of Proverbs, a label that this book clarifies by answering the question: how does Proverbs 1-9 function with respect to the interpretation of Proverbs 10-31? Arthur Keefer argues that, in the detail and holistic context of Proverbs, Proverbs 1-9 functions didactically by supplying interpretive frameworks in literary, rhetorical and theological contexts for representative portions of Proverbs 10-31.

Keefer suggests that Proverbs 1-9 functions didactically by teaching interpretive skills, and allows interpretation of Proverbs 10-31 by instilling the competence required to explicate this material. As a result, Proverbs 1-9 provides a didactic introduction for the remainder of the book, particularly with respect to its character types, educational goals, and theology. This volume demonstrates the function of Proverbs 1-9 for Proverbs 10-31 in some of the most prominent interpretive contexts of the book, and in doing so advances current key interpretive debates within Proverbs scholarship.

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    • SKU: 9780567696908
    • Manufacturer: T & T Clark Us
    • ISBN 13: 9780567696908
    • Publication Date: 02/01/2022
    • Format: Paperback
    • Author: Jacqueline Vayntrub
    • Author: Laura Quick
    • Author: Arthur Jan Keefer
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