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Westminster Bible Companion: Proverbs, Ecclesiastes, and the Song of Songs

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These books of the Bible, despite their differences, all treat the phenomenon of what it means to live wisely before God. In this readable commentary, Ellen Davis points out that the writers of these books considered wisdom—and the fruits of wisdom, a well-ordered life and a peaceful mind—to be within the grasp of anyone wholeheartedly desiring it.

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  • Contains concise introductions to each book
  • Unfolds the various contexts and principles found in Scripture
  • Helps prepare pastors, students, and laity relay the Bible's teaching in a clear way
  • Title: Proverbs, Ecclesiastes, and the Song of Songs
  • Author: Ellen F. Davis
  • Series: Westminster Bible Companion
  • Publisher: Westminster John Knox
  • Print Publication Date: 2000
  • Logos Release Date: 2013
  • Pages: 320
  • Language: English
  • Resources: 1
  • Format: Digital › Logos Research Edition
  • Subjects: Bible. O.T. Proverbs › Commentaries; Bible. O.T. Ecclesiastes › Commentaries; Bible. O.T. Song of Solomon › Commentaries
  • Resource ID: LLS:WBCS20PR
  • Resource Type: Bible Commentary
  • Metadata Last Updated: 2019-10-03T23:33:16Z

Professor Davis is interested in theological interpretation of the Old Testament, with particular concern for Christian preaching. Her current work focuses also on developing an exegetically based response to the ecological crisis. A lay Episcopalian, she has been involved in Jewish-Christian dialogue for more than 30 years. Her previous teaching appointments were at Union Theological Seminary (New York City), Yale Divinity School, and the Virginia Theological Seminary.