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Abingdon Old Testament Commentaries Proverbs

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Examines how the Book of Proverbs shapes moral imagination

Proverbs shape our moral imagination.

The Abingdon Old Testament Commentaries provide compact, critical commentaries on the books of the Old Testament for the use of theological students and pastors. The commentaries are also useful for upper-level college or university students and for those responsible for teaching in congregational settings. In addition to providing basic information and insights into the Old Testament writings, these commentaries exemplify the tasks and procedures of careful interpretation, to assist students of the Old Testament in coming to an informed and critical engagement with the biblical texts themselves.

The book of Proverbs invites us into an ancient and ongoing conversation about what is good and wise and true in life. Yoder explores the book through literary, exegetical, and theological-ethical analysis, paying particular attention to how Proverbs shapes the moral imagination of its readers. She highlights the poetics of each proverb, considers similarities and differences between the book’s sections, and ponders how the content, pedagogies, and arrangement of Proverbs contribute to its aim to form “fearers of the Lord.”

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Examines how the Book of Proverbs shapes moral imagination

Proverbs shape our moral imagination.

The Abingdon Old Testament Commentaries provide compact, critical commentaries on the books of the Old Testament for the use of theological students and pastors. The commentaries are also useful for upper-level college or university students and for those responsible for teaching in congregational settings. In addition to providing basic information and insights into the Old Testament writings, these commentaries exemplify the tasks and procedures of careful interpretation, to assist students of the Old Testament in coming to an informed and critical engagement with the biblical texts themselves.

The book of Proverbs invites us into an ancient and ongoing conversation about what is good and wise and true in life. Yoder explores the book through literary, exegetical, and theological-ethical analysis, paying particular attention to how Proverbs shapes the moral imagination of its readers. She highlights the poetics of each proverb, considers similarities and differences between the book’s sections, and ponders how the content, pedagogies, and arrangement of Proverbs contribute to its aim to form “fearers of the Lord.”

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  • Additional Details
    • SKU: 9781426700019
    • Manufacturer: Abingdon Press
    • Language of Text: English
    • ISBN 13: 9781426700019
    • Publication Date: 05/01/2009
    • Format: Paperback
    • Author: Christine R. Yoder
    • Page Count: 315
    • Width: 5.90 inches
    • Height: 0.90 inches
    • Length: 8.90 inches
    • Weight: 1.15 pounds
    • SKU: 9781426759789
    • Manufacturer: Abingdon Press
    • ISBN 13: 9781426759789
    • Publication Date: 05/01/2009
    • Format: Electronic Media
    • Author: Christine R. Yoder
    • Width: 1.00 inches
    • Height: 1.00 inches
    • Length: 1.00 inches
    • Weight: 1.00 pounds
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