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Wisdom, Worship, and Poetry: Fortress Commentary on the Bible Study Edition

Wisdom, Worship, and Poetry

Fortress Commentary on the Bible Study Edition

Gale A. Yee (Editor), Hugh R. Page (Editor), Matthew J. M. Coomber (Editor)

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This commentary on wisdom, worship, and poetry, excerpted from the Fortress Commentary on the Bible: The Old Testament and Apocrypha, engages readers in the work of biblical interpretation. Contributors connect historical-critical analysis with sensitivity to current theological, cultural, and interpretive issues.

Each chapter (Job through Song of Songs) includes an introduction and commentary based on three lenses: ancient context, the interpretative tradition, and contemporary questions and challenges.

Worship, Wisdom, and Poetry introduces fresh perspectives and draws students, preachers, and interested readers into the challenging work of interpretation. 

  • ISBN 9781506415833
  • Format Paperback
  • Dimensions 7.5 x 9.25
  • Pages 242
  • Publication Date September 1, 2016


Editor's/Publisher's Note
Introduction—The Editors
Reading the Old Testament in Ancient and Contemporary Contexts—Matthew J. M. Coomber
The People of God and the Peoples of the Earth—Hugh R. Page Jr.
Reading the Christian Old Testament in the Contemporary World—Daniel L. Smith-Christopher
Introduction to Wisdom and Worship: Themes and Perspectives in the Poetic Writings—Timothy J. Sandoval  
Job—Alissa Jones Nelson
Psalms—W. Derek Suderman
Proverbs—Carole R. Fontaine
Ecclesiastes—Micah D. Kiel
Song of Songs—Hugh R. Page Jr.