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Description - In Search of True Wisdom by Edward Ball

The distinguished authors whose essays appear in this volume (marking the seventieth birthday of Ronald Clements,who until his retirement, was the Samuel Davidson Professor of Old Testament Studies, King's College London) include John Barton, Walter Brueggemann, Brevard Childs, John Rogerson, Rolf Rendtorff, Hugh Williamson, the late Norman Whybray, Graeme Auld, Richard Coggins. The theme of the volume reflects Clements's recent interest in 'wisdom' as an interpretative framework, and the essays address the role of theology and hermeneutics in biblical exegesis, through an examination of methods and approaches as well as by application to specific Old Testament writings. While the volume ranges through issues of canon, biblical theology and literary criticism, with several essays on the prophetic books, it maintains a clear focus on the numerous issues and challenges facing the contemporary interpreter of the scriptures.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781841270715
ISBN-10: 1841270717
Format: Hardback
(234mm x 156mm x 17mm)
Pages: 298
Imprint: Sheffield Academic Press
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Publish Date: 1-Dec-1999
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Edward Ball

Edward Ball is Lecturer in Old Testament and Hebrew, University of Nottingham, UK.

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