Instruction and imagery in Proverbs 1-9 /

Weeks, Stuart,

Instruction and imagery in Proverbs 1-9 / [print] Stuart Weeks. - Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, [(c)2007. - 1 online resource (xii, 260 pages)



Introduction The instruction in the ancient Near East Proverbs 1-9 as an instruction Themes and imagery in Proverbs 1-9 Wisdom and the character of instruction The 'foreign woman' and the path imagery The significance of Proverbs 1-9 Annotated translation.

This is a detailed examination of Proverbs 1-9, an early Jewish poetic work and an example of Wisdom literature. The author shows that certain parts of it, profoundly influential on the development of both Judaism and Christianity, belong to a much broader and more intricate set of ideas than older scholarship allowed.



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Bible.--O.T.--Proverbs I-IX--Criticism, interpretation, etc.


Bible. O.T. Proverbs I-IX--Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Bible. O.T. Proverbs.
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