Thanks for all the interesting selections of Wisdom bibliographies that are currently appearing on your blogs. As you have probably surmised by now, this is intended provide a basis for your forthcoming assignment (see post below). I’m linking here some further ideas blognotes-wisd-bibliography.doc though it might be a good idea to check the other students’ work in this regard. Here’s an introduction to the father of Wisdom research, who is (in my opinion) still unsurpassed in many of his imaginative reconstructions of Ancient Israelite life: Gerhard von Rad blognotes-gerhard-von-rad.doc.
After placement we will be re-entering the subject at something of a sprint, so here is an easy intro to the next topic on the agenda: ecclesiastes.ppt and a quick view at today’s lecturette: expounding-proverbs-1-4.ppt.
Remember: integrity creates stability (Ps 1: the wise man cannot be dislodged)