The authors help you understand Hebrew thought expressed in wisdom literature and poetry. Murphy brings clarity to Proverbs via literary insight and intrabook connections. Huwiler sets Ecclesiastes in the larger biblical context and offers a reliable guide through this consideration of existence and meaning. He explores the rich imagery of Song of Songs—a celebration of the goodness of human sexuality and love.
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Elizabeth Huwiler contributed the commentary on Ecclesiastes and Song of Songs to Proverbs, Ecclesiastes, Song of Songs, vol. 12 of the New International Biblical Commentary Old Testament series. She is associate professor of Old Testament and Hebrew at The Lutheran Theological Seminary at Philadelphia and an ordained minister of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America.
Roland E. Murphy (deceased 2002) was the George Washington Ivey Emeritus Professor of Biblical Studies at Duke University and an adjunct professor at the Washington Theological Union. He was coeditor of the New Jerome Biblical Commentary, and he wrote numerous articles, books, and commentaries.