Ecclesiastes

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Baker Academic, Jun 1, 2009 - Religion - 448 pages
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Respected Old Testament scholar Craig Bartholomew, coauthor of the well-received Drama of Scripture, provides a careful exegetical reading of Ecclesiastes in this addition to the Baker Commentary on the Old Testament Wisdom and Psalms series. Along with helpful translation and commentary, Ecclesiastes considers the theological implications of the text and its literary, historical, and grammatical dimensions. Footnotes deal with many of the technical matters, allowing readers of varying levels of interest and training to read and profit from the commentary and to engage the biblical text at an appropriate level. Pastors, teachers, and all serious students of the Bible will find here an accessible commentary that will serve as an excellent resource for their study.
 

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This is one of the best newer commentaries on Ecclesiastes. Like most evangelical works of late, he disappointingly fails to uphold Solomonic authorship of the book (Garrett in the NAC is a happy ... Read full review

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Didn't like Bartholomew's comments on current political issues. Such comments are not appropriate in a technical biblical commentary. Read full review

Contents

Series Preface
9
Introduction
17
Prologue 1111
101
12127
119
1218 121
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17 41756
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817 716
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N Qohelets Reflection on His Journey and the Inaccessibility
263
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16
334
Epilogue 12814
359
Postmodernism Psychology Spiritual Formation
375
Bibliography
391
Subject Index
421

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Author Index
431
Index of Scripture and Other Ancient Writings
439
Copyright

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About the author (2009)

Craig G. Bartholomew (PhD, University of Bristol) is the H. Evan Runner Professor of Philosophy at Redeemer University College in Ancaster, Ontario, and the principal of The Paideia Centre for Public Theology. He is the author of Reading Ecclesiastes: Old Testament Exegesis and Hermeneutical Theory and coauthor of The Drama of Scripture and Living at the Crossroads. He was the founder and convener of the ten-year Scripture and Hermeneutics Project as well as the coeditor of the eight substantial volumes that emerged from the project.