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The Relation of Proverbs to Covenant

Lecture no. 5 from the course: Biblical Wisdom Literature

The Relation of Proverbs to Covenant

Taught by Professor Joseph Koterski, S.J. | 30 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Philosophy & Religion Courses

A key theme in biblical history is the idea of covenant: the solemn agreement made between God and his chosen people. Examine this biblical motif and see how a proper interpretation of the book of Proverbs provides a moral exhortation to live according to God's wisdom.

36 Lectures

1
Image of Introduction to Biblical Wisdom Literature
Introduction to Biblical Wisdom Literature
0 of 31 min
2
Image of The Place of Proverbs in the Bible
The Place of Proverbs in the Bible
0 of 30 min
3
Image of Collections of Proverbs
Collections of Proverbs
0 of 30 min
4
Image of The Poems of the Book of Proverbs
The Poems of the Book of Proverbs
0 of 30 min
5
Image of The Relation of Proverbs to Covenant
The Relation of Proverbs to Covenant
0 of 30 min
6
Image of Interlude—Some Wisdom Psalms
Interlude—Some Wisdom Psalms
0 of 29 min
7
Image of Job and the Suffering of the Innocent
Job and the Suffering of the Innocent
0 of 29 min
8
Image of Job—The First Cycle of Conversations
Job—The First Cycle of Conversations
0 of 31 min
9
Image of Job—Deepening the Conversation
Job—Deepening the Conversation
0 of 29 min
10
Image of Job—Second and Third Conversation Cycles
Job—Second and Third Conversation Cycles
0 of 28 min
11
Image of Job—The Wisdom Poem and the Conclusion
Job—The Wisdom Poem and the Conclusion
0 of 31 min
12
Image of Job—Elihu's Defense of God's Honor
Job—Elihu's Defense of God's Honor
0 of 30 min
13
Image of Job—Reflections on the Book as a Whole
Job—Reflections on the Book as a Whole
0 of 31 min
14
Image of Interlude—Prayer in Times of Suffering
Interlude—Prayer in Times of Suffering
0 of 29 min
15
Image of Qoheleth—The Inadequacy of Human Wisdom
Qoheleth—The Inadequacy of Human Wisdom
0 of 33 min
16
Image of Qoheleth—Skepticism about Easy Answers
Qoheleth—Skepticism about Easy Answers
0 of 30 min
17
Image of Qoheleth—Keeping Faith during Confusion
Qoheleth—Keeping Faith during Confusion
0 of 33 min
18
Image of Interlude—Wisdom Psalms for Uncertainty
Interlude—Wisdom Psalms for Uncertainty
0 of 28 min
19
Image of Sirach—A Traditional Approach to Wisdom
Sirach—A Traditional Approach to Wisdom
0 of 29 min
20
Image of Sirach on the Cultivation of Virtue
Sirach on the Cultivation of Virtue
0 of 29 min
21
Image of Sirach's Wisdom Poetry
Sirach's Wisdom Poetry
0 of 32 min
22
Image of Sirach on Divine Providence within History
Sirach on Divine Providence within History
0 of 29 min
23
Image of The Song of Songs—Love as the Answer
The Song of Songs—Love as the Answer
0 of 30 min
24
Image of The Song of Songs—Levels of Meaning
The Song of Songs—Levels of Meaning
0 of 29 min
25
Image of Interlude—Wisdom Psalms on Perseverance
Interlude—Wisdom Psalms on Perseverance
0 of 31 min
26
Image of Daniel—Wisdom through Dream Visions
Daniel—Wisdom through Dream Visions
0 of 31 min
27
Image of Daniel—God's Providential Plan for History
Daniel—God's Providential Plan for History
0 of 32 min
28
Image of The Wisdom of Solomon on Divine Justice
The Wisdom of Solomon on Divine Justice
0 of 30 min
29
Image of The Wisdom of Solomon on Death
The Wisdom of Solomon on Death
0 of 33 min
30
Image of The Wisdom of Solomon on Prayer
The Wisdom of Solomon on Prayer
0 of 30 min
31
Image of The Wisdom of Solomon on Divine Providence
The Wisdom of Solomon on Divine Providence
0 of 32 min
32
Image of Interlude—A Wisdom Psalm on Torah
Interlude—A Wisdom Psalm on Torah
0 of 32 min
33
Image of Jesus as Wisdom Teacher
Jesus as Wisdom Teacher
0 of 32 min
34
Image of Jesus and the Wisdom Stories in the Gospels
Jesus and the Wisdom Stories in the Gospels
0 of 33 min
35
Image of Jesus and the Sermon on the Mount
Jesus and the Sermon on the Mount
0 of 29 min
36
Image of Overview of Biblical Wisdom Literature
Overview of Biblical Wisdom Literature
0 of 31 min

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