Wisdom and the Psalms

3 Units

Exegesis of selected passages from Job, Proverb, Ecclesiates, Psalms and also from Wisdom passages from the prophets.

Book List


Berry, Donald K., An Introduction to Wisdom and Poetry of the Old Testament. Nashville: Broadman &  Holman Publishers, 1995.

Ballard, H. Wayne and W. Dennis Tucker, Jr., eds. An Introduction to Wisdom Literature and the Psalms: Festschrift Marvin E. Tate. Georgia: Mercer University Press, 2000.


Perdue, Leo G.. The Sword and the Stylus: An Introduction to Wisdom in the Age of Empires. Cambridge: Eerdmans, 2008.

Hunter, Alastair. Wisdom Literature. SCM Core Text; London: SCM Presss, 2006.

Hunter, Alastair. An Introduction to the Psalms. T&T Clark Approaches to Biblical Studies; New York: T&T Clark, 2011[2008].


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