How to read Proverbs / Tremper Longman III.Material type: BookPublisher: Downers Grove, Ill. : InterVarsity Press, c2002Description: 174 p. ; 21 cm.ISBN: 0877849420 (pbk. : alk. paper).Subject(s): Bible. Proverbs -- Criticism, interpretation, etcDDC classification: 223/.706
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Includes bibliographical references (p. -168) and indexes.
pt. 1: 1. Why read Proverbs? -- 2. Walking on the path of life -- 3. Woman wisdom or folly-which will it be? -- 4. What exactly is a proverb-and how does it work? -- 5. Are proverbs always true? -- pt. 2: Reading Proverbs in context -- 6. Did Solomon know Amenemope and Ahiqar? : biblical proverbs and international wisdom -- 7. Proverbs in conversation with Job and Ecclesiastes -- 8. Proverbial wisdom in action : Joseph and Daniel -- 9. Where is God in Proverbs? : Christ, the treasure of God's wisdom -- pt. 3: Following the themes in Proverbs -- 10. How to study themes in Proverbs : money matters -- 11. On loving the right woman -- 12. Wise words, foolish words -- Conclusion : principles for reading the book of Proverbs.