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By Christine R. Yoder,Patrick D. Miller

Proverbs form our ethical imagination.

The Abingdon previous testomony Commentaries supply compact, severe commentaries at the books of the outdated testomony for using theological scholars and pastors. The commentaries also are beneficial for upper-level collage or collage scholars and for these accountable for educating in congregational settings. as well as supplying simple info and insights into the outdated testomony writings, those commentaries exemplify the initiatives and systems of cautious interpretation, to help scholars of the outdated testomony in coming to an educated and significant engagement with the biblical texts themselves.

The booklet of Proverbs invitations us into an historical and ongoing dialog approximately what's reliable and clever and precise in lifestyles. Yoder explores the ebook via literary, exegetical, and theological-ethical research, paying specific recognition to how Proverbs shapes the ethical mind's eye of its readers. She highlights the poetics of every proverb, considers similarities and modifications among the book’s sections, and ponders how the content material, pedagogies, and association of Proverbs give a contribution to its target to shape “fearers of the Lord.”

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