|Publication Date: 20 Jun 2019|
|Series: Tyndale Old Testament Commentary|
|Page Count: 180|
|Author: Knut Heim|
|ISBN-13: 9781783596706, 9781783596713|
An Introduction And Commentary
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The book of Ecclesiastes is best known for its repeated pessimistic refrain that 'everything is meaningless', or 'vanity'. However, a thorough reading demonstrates that this is not its final conclusion. It points beyond an 'under the sun' perspective, to the fear of God, keeping his commandments and the expectation of a coming judgment. Knut Heim's commentary examines issues related to the text, assesses its purpose and structure, and offers pointers to its contemporary relevance.