Wisdom in Ancient Israel (Revised)

John Day (Editor) Robert Gordon (Editor)
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Product Details

Cambridge University Press
Publish Date
December 11, 1997
6.03 X 0.69 X 9.01 inches | 0.95 pounds

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About the Author

John Day is Professor of Old Testament Studies in the University of Oxford, and Fellow & Tutor of Lady Margaret Hall, Oxford. He has written or edited numerous books and articles, and in 2014 is President of the Society for Old Testament Study.
Robert Gordon is the author of Can't Be Satisfied: The Life and Times of Muddy Waters, among other books. He directed the PBS documentary Muddy Waters: Can't Be Satisfied and was the writer of the Memphis episode of Martin Scorsese's The Blues series.
H. G. M. Williamson is Regius Professor of Hebrew at Oxford University, on the faculty of The Oriental Institute and a Fellow of the British Academy. He is the author of several books and numerous articles on the Old Testament, including commentaries on 1 and 2 Chronicles, Ezra and Nehemiah, as well as The Book Called Isaiah and Studies in Persian Period History and Historiography.


"This volume, with its comprehensive grasp of the key areas of research, careful attention to textual and philological detail, judicious and well-supported conclusions, and grace in expression, is an apt reflection of the intellectual rigor and literary excellence which are so characteristic of the man whom it honors." Daniel J. Estes, Ashland Theological Journal
"Written by experts in their respective fields, each essay is well researched and documented....necessary reading for those who want to know what is being said in the field." The Bible Today