Chapter

Life's Real Questions

Steven L. McKenzie

in How to Read the Bible

Published in print August 2005 | ISBN: 9780195161496
Published online April 2009 |
Life's Real Questions

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This chapter explores the three wisdom books in the Bible: Proverbs, Job, and Ecclesiastes, also known by its Hebrew name, Qoheleth. It analyzes the structure, setting, and intent unique to each of these books, focusing on showing how each book exemplifies the genre of biblical wisdom literature by presenting divergent viewpoints on a topic or set of topics of significance to human beings.

Keywords: Proverbs; Job; Ecclesiastes; Qoheleth

Chapter.  11132 words. 

Subjects: Religious Studies ; Biblical Studies

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