In Celebration of Wisdom: Life and Meaning in Job, Proverbs, and Ecclesiastes

Table of contents:

Metaphors and meaning in Proverbs 5:15-20 / Jesse Smith

A reader-response critical assessment of Proverbs 6:20-35 / V. EuGene Kennard

Reclaiming the woman of substance: Proverbs 31:10-31 / Jenifer Eriksen-Morales

Who is this wisdom to whom we sing? Job 28 / Samuel Voth Schrag

Job’s legal defense: Job 31 / Renee Kanagy

Laying the foundations: God’s appearance in Job 38-39 / Tommy Boutell

Animals and humanity in the world: Job 38-39 / Brianne Donaldson

Flinging ourselves upon the impossible: Job 38-39 and human suffering through the eyes of liberation theology / Elizabeth Miller

Relinquishing illusions, finding joy: Ecclesiastes 11.1-8 / Gloria Beck

Because God is your share in life: a reading of Ecclesiastes 9:7-12 / Suella Gerber

Paradoxes and contradictions in Ecclesiastes 7:1-18 / Sylvie Gudin

Living life in the present: Ecclesiastes 9:7-12 / Jill Schreiber

An Easter message? Ecclesiastes 9:7-12 / Rachel Siemens.