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    • Author

      David Atkinson

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      Paperback / softback

    • Publisher

      Intervarsity Press (IVP)

    • Published

      April 2023

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    BST The Message of Proverbs

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    Despite the centuries which separate us from the authors of these proverbs, the everyday realities of human existence remain: making friends, coping with sexuality, handling money, responding to poverty, making a living, learning through loss, muddling through difficulties, facing death.

    David Atkinson shows how Proverbs addresses all these issues. Wisdom, he argues, is about helping to cope; about seeing the world in a fresh way to five new resources for living; about working out what living for God means in the very ordinariness of daily life.

    These sayings, he explains, bring such concerns to life in vivid, imaginative, often humorous pictures, linking the cosmic and the homely. The ancient book puts a mirror up to our behaviour, and asks: 'Are you like this? Is there not a better way to live?'

    The Bible Speaks Today series covers every book of the Old and New Testaments, as well as Bible themes that run through the whole of Scripture. These revised editions are updated with contemporary language and Bible translations to help you to follow and to teach the Bible in today’s world.

    David Atkinson is an Honorary Assistant Bishop in the Diocese of Southwark, and was formerly Suffragan Bishop of Thetford in the Diocese of Norwich. As well as The Message of Job he has written the Bible Speaks Today commentaries on Genesis 1–11, Ruth and Proverbs.

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    • Author

      David Atkinson

    • Book Format

      Paperback / softback

    • Publisher

      Intervarsity Press (IVP)

    • Published

      April 2023

    • Weight

      186g

    • Page Count

      176

    • Dimensions

      138 x 216 x 15 mm

    • ISBN

      9781789744422

    • ISBN-10

      1789744423

    • Eden Code

      5688940

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    • Author/Creator: David Atkinson

    • ISBN: 9781789744422

    • Publisher: Intervarsity Press (IVP)

    • Release Date: April 2023

    • Weight: 186g

    • Dimensions: 138 x 216 x 15 mm

    • Eden Code: 5688940


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