Wilfrid Laurier University Graduate Calendar - 2011/2012
Canadian Excellence

Old Testament Exegetical Studies: Exegesis and Exposition in Wisdom Literature
0.5 Credit

Studies involving perspectives in the growth of the wisdom traditions of Israel with explorations of selected materials from Proverbs, Job and Ecclesiastes. Examination will be made of their original social and theological context. Highlighted will be the themes of the problems of evil and justice, and the figure of personified Wisdom and how these themes address our contemporary world.