Category Archives: Ecclesiastes

Ecclesiastes Goes Golfing

I just returned from a nice long weekend away with the family. This was one of our annual trips that with a couple other families. We took the kids tubing at the lake, went ATV-ing, sat around the campfire and … Continue reading

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Goldingay on Psalms and Other Commentary Updates

I’ve added a few new commentaries in the Wisdom & Psalms section of my OT Commentary Survey. One commentary that I want to single out among the updates is John Goldingay’s superb volume on Psalms 1-41: Goldingay, John. Psalms, Volume … Continue reading

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Palindromes, Ecclesiastes, and Weird Al

As it turned out, Loren Rosson III at the busybody had posted some of his thoughts on Palindromes (the movie, not the trope) here and most recently here. In his original post Loren linked to Ebert’s collection of excerpts from … Continue reading

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War and Qohelet

Is there a time for war? I would argue that the list of 14 antitheses in chapter three of Qohelet are not presented as things that are all good or proper. In fact, the list alternates between what is desirable … Continue reading

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