The Book of Proverbs and Old Testament Theology

@inproceedings{Houston2004TheBO,
  title={The Book of Proverbs and Old Testament Theology},
  author={James M. Houston and Hartmut Gese},
  year={2004}
}
Hartmut Gese wrote, "It is well known that the wisdom literature constitutes an alien body in the world of the Old Testament." This implied consensus is founded on two superficial observations: the striking similarities between the Book of Proverbs and the ancient, panoriental wisdom literature, and the lack of reference in Israel's wisdom circles to national Israel's election and covenants. In an earlier article this writer surveyed the affinities of the Book of Proverbs with the international… CONTINUE READING

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