Great Resource on Wisdom Literature

Here’s a fine resource you’ll want to get if you need a scholarly introduction to biblical and extra-biblical wisdom literature: Roland Murphy, The Tree of Life, 3rd edition, (Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2002).  In this book, Murphy discusses Proverbs, Job, Qoheleth (Ecclesiastes), Ben Sira, the Wisdom of Solomon, Lady Wisdom, and other similar literature and wisdom… Continue reading Great Resource on Wisdom Literature

The Omnipotence of God in Job 9

  Hywel Jones' commentary on Job is one of my favorites on this OT book.  It is textual, theological, practical, and devotional. Though Jones doesn't deal with every Hebrew nuance, it is evident that he has wrestled with the text - it shows in his writing.  Also evident is the fact that Jones wants the reader to 'get'… Continue reading The Omnipotence of God in Job 9