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Mark R. Sneed

Mark R. Sneed is professor of Bible at Lubbock Christian University in Lubbock, Texas. He is the author of The Politics of Pessimism in Ecclesiastes: A Social-Scientific Perspective (2012) and the editor of Concepts of Class in Ancient Israel (1999).

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Release date: 
June 1, 2015

The notion of a distinct "wisdom tradition" in ancient Israel has a long history—but does it have a basis in the evidence? Mark R. Sneed argues for a redefinition of the wisdom literature as a loosely cohering collection of books aimed at educating scribal apprentices in moral instruction and the art of living.