In this work, Daniel Estes introduces students to the Old Testament poetical books--Job, Psalms, Proverbs, Ecclesiastes, and Song of Songs. Each chapter explores one of the five poetical books. Estes first summarizes some of the book's key issues. He then devotes the main portion of the chapter to an exposition of the book, interacting with major commentaries and recent studies. Each chapter concludes with an extensive bibliography, allowing for further exploration.Following in the tradition of Handbook on the Pentateuch (over sixty thousand copies sold), this valuable resource will help pastors, students, Sunday school teachers, and Bible study leaders better understand the overall flow of each poetical book.Although the book of Job does not structure its answer to the problem of evil in precise theological or philosophical ... Despite Satana#39;s malicious attempts to destroy Joba#39;s faith, God uses that very crucible of suffering that Satan intended for ... Suffering, then, is not always punitive, but rather may be instructive (Andersen 1 976: 69). ... the book of Job answers the question posed by the problem of evil by affirming that humans cannot comprehend fully ... Rather than compelling God to actanbsp;...
|Title||:||Handbook on the Wisdom Books and Psalms|
|Author||:||Daniel J. Estes|