Proverbs: A Commentary in the Wesleyan Tradition
Proverbs: A Commentary in the Wesleyan Tradition
Wesleyan / Methodist

Proverbs: A Commentary in the Wesleyan Tradition

in New Beacon Bible Commentary

by John E. Hartley

Pages 320
Publisher Beacon Hill Press of Kansas City
Published 2015
ISBN-13 9780834135307
Comprising six sections of collected wisdom sayings, the book of Proverbs is a challenging read. Many of the sayings are attributed to King Solomon, and others to anonymous sages. In some sections the sayings seem better connected thematically than those in others. With so much variety, studying this book can lead to frustration.

The author of this latest NBBC, John Hartley, has provided excellent guidance to help readers mine the riches of this valuable biblical book. Helpful overviews containing important topics and themes introduce major sections. Headings assist in identifying the topics of individual sayings. These features combined with the scholarly expertise that the author brings to the text make this commentary an essential resource for any library. Through this expert guidance, each proverb can fulfill its intention of beinga word of wisdom for contemplation and reflection.


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