Ecclesiastes


Introductions

Read on Perlego using subscription or free trial Katherine J. Dell, Interpreting Ecclesiastes: Readers Old and NewKatherine J. Dell, Interpreting Ecclesiastes: Readers Old and New. Readers Old and New. University Park, PA: Penn State University Press, 2013. ISBN: 9781575068633. pp.120. [Read on Perlego using subscription or free trial]
Read on Perlego using subscription or free trial James L. Crenshaw, Qoheleth: The Ironic WinkJames L. Crenshaw, Qoheleth: The Ironic Wink. Columbia, SC: University of South Carolina Press, 2013.. ISBN: 9781611172584. pp.184. [Read on Perlego using subscription or free trial]
Book or monograph R. Gordis, Koheleth: The Man and His World. Schocken, 1951. Pbk. pp.421.
Book or monograph Walter C. Kaiser, Jr., Ecclesiastes: Total Life. Moody, 1979.
On-line Resource Alan Hugh McNeile [1871-1933], An Introduction to Ecclesiastes with Notes and AppendicesAlan Hugh McNeile [1871-1933], An Introduction to Ecclesiastes with Notes and Appendices. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1904. Hbk. pp.170. View in PDF format pdf [This material is in the Public Domain]
Read on Perlego using subscription or free trial Dominic Rudman, Determinism in the Book of EcclesiastesDominic Rudman, Determinism in the Book of Ecclesiastes. London: Bloomsbury, 2001. ISBN: 9780567215635. pp.224. [Read on Perlego using subscription or free trial]

Commentaries

Read on Perlego using subscription or free trial Craig G. Bartholomew, EcclesiastesCraig G. Bartholomew, Ecclesiastes. Baker Commentary on the Old Testament Wisdom and Psalms. Grand Rapids; Baker, 2009. ISBN: 9781441205070. pp.448. [Read on Perlego using subscription or free trial]
On-line Resource George Aaron Barton [1859-1942], A Critical and Exegetical Commentary on the Book of Ecclesiastes. The International Critical Commentary George Aaron Barton [1859-1942], A Critical and Exegetical Commentary on the Book of Ecclesiastes. The International Critical Commentary. Edinburgh: T & T Clark, 1908. Hbk. pp.212. View in PDF format pdf [This material is in the Public Domain]
Book or monograph Dianne Bergant, Job, Ecclesiastes. Old Testament Message, Vol. 18. Michael Glazier: Liturgical Press, 1982. Pbk. ISBN: 0814652522. pp.295.
Read on Perlego using subscription or free trial Brown: EcclesiastesWilliam P. Brown, Ecclesiastes. Interpretation. Louisville, KY: John Knox Press, 2011. ISBN: 9781611641394. pp.160. [Read on Perlego using subscription or free trial] The Commentary... ends with an extensive Epilogue examining the significance of Ecclesiastes for Christian faith and practice (121-37). Preachers will find a wealth of material here..." Cecil Grant, Themelios, Vol. 26, No. 2 (2001): 55.
On-line Resource Robert Buchanan [1802-1875], The Book oif Ecclesiastes. Its Meaning and Its LessonsRobert Buchanan [1802-1875], The Book of Ecclesiastes. Its Meaning and Its Lessons. London: Blackie & Son, 1859. Hbk. pp.435. View in PDF format pdf [This material is in the Public Domain]
On-line Resource Samuel Cox [1826-1893], The Book of Ecclesiates with a New Translation, W. Robertson Nicoll, ed., The Expositor's Bible. London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1903. Hbk. pp.335. View in PDF format pdf [This material is in the Public Domain]
Book or monograph Crenshaw: EcclesiastesJames L. Crenshaw, Ecclesiastes. Old Testament Library. Westminster, 1987. Hbk. ISBN: 0664212956 . pp.192.
Book or monograph Davidson: Ecclesiastes and Song of SolomonRobert Davidson, Ecclesiastes and Song of Solomon. Daily Study Bible. Westminster, 1986. Pbk. ISBN: 0664245897. pp.168.
Book or monograph Farmer: Proverbs and EcclesiastesKathleen A. Farmer, Proverbs and Ecclesiastes. International Theological Commentary. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1991. Pbk. ISBN: 0802801617. pp.232.
Read on Perlego using subscription or free trial Michael V. Fox, Qohelet and His ContradictionsMichael V. Fox, Qohelet and His Contradictions. Sheffield: Almond Press, 1989. ISBN: 9780567247339. pp.384. [Read on Perlego using subscription or free trial]
Book or monograph W.J. Fuerst, The Books of Ruth, Esther, Ecclesiastes, the Song of Songs, Lamentations. Cambridge Bible Commentary. Cambridge, 1975. pp.267.
Read on Perlego using subscription or free trial Duane A. Garrett, Proverbs, Ecclesiastes, Song of SongsDuane A. Garrett, Proverbs, Ecclesiastes, Song of Songs. The New American Commentary. Nashville, TN: B&H Publishing Group, 1993. ISBN: 9781433675577. [Read on Perlego using subscription or free trial]
On-line Resource Ernst Wilhelm Theodor Herrmann Hengstenberg [1802-1869], Commentary on Ecclesiastes with Other Treatises. Edinburgh: T & T Clark, 1860. Hbk. pp.488. View in PDF format pdf [This material is in the Public Domain]
Book or monograph Derek Kidner, The Message of Ecclesiates: A Time to Mourn and a Time to Dance. The Bible Speak Today. Leicester: IVP, 1976. Pbk. ISBN: 0851107281. pp.110.
Book or monograph J.A. Loader, Ecclesiastes: A Practical Commentary. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1986. Pbk. ISBN: 0802801021. pp.136.
Book or monograph Longman: EcclesiatesTremper Longman III, Ecclesiastes. New International Commentary on the Old Testament. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1997. Hbk. ISBN: 0802823661. pp.320.
On-line Resource John Turner Marshall [1850-1923], The Book of Ecclesiastes. An American Commentary of the Old Testament. Philadelphia: American Baptist Publication Society, 1904. Hbk. pp.40. View in PDF format pdf [This material is in the Public Domain]
Book or monograph Murphy: The Wisdom LiteratureCarey A. Moore, Esther. The Anchor Bible. New York: Doubleday, 1971. Hbk. ISBN: 0385047029. pp.118.
Read on Perlego using subscription or free trial Murphy: EcclesiastesRoland E. Murphy, Ecclesiastes, Word Biblical Commentary, Vol. 23A. Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 2018. ISBN: 9780310588672. pp.256. [Read on Perlego using subscription or free trial]
On-line Resource Edward Hayes Plumptre [1821-1891], Ecclesiastes; or, the Preacher with Notes and Introduction. The Cambridge Bible for Schools and Colleges. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1881. Hbk pp.271. View in PDF format pdf [This material is in the Public Domain]
Book or monograph Provan: Ecclesiastes / Song of SongsIain Provan, Ecclesiastes / Song of Songs. NIV Application Commentary Series. Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 2001. Hbk. ISBN: 031021372X. pp.400.
Read on Perlego using subscription or free trial Proverbs, Ecclesiastes, Song of SongsAllen P. Ross, Jerry E. Shepherd & George Schwab, Proverbs, Ecclesiastes, Song of Songs. The Expositor's Bible Commentary, revsied edn. Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 2017. ISBN: 9780310531852. [Read on Perlego using subscription or free trial]
On-line Resource George Salmon [1819-1904], "Proverbs," Charles John Ellicott [1819-1905], editor, An Old Testament commentary for English Readers various writers, Vol. 4. London: Cassell, Petter & Galpin, 1884. Hbk. pp.359-382. View in PDF format pdf [This material is in the Public Domain]
Book or monograph Seow: EcclesiastesC.L. Seow, Ecclesiastes: A New Translation with Introduction and Commentary. Bantam Doubleday Dell Publishing Group Inc., 1997. Pbk. ISBN: 0385411146. pp.688.
On-line Resource Charles Simeon, Horae Homileticae or Discourses Digested Into One Continued Series and Forming a Commentary, Upon Every Book of the Old and New Testament, Vol. 7: Proverbs to Isaiah XXVI, 6th edn. London: Henry G., Bohn, 1844. pp.322-419.View in PDF format pdf [This material is in the Public Domain]
On-line Resource Ecclesiastes (Bob Utley)
Read on Perlego using subscription or free trial Stuart Weeks, Ecclesiastes 1-5Stuart Weeks, Ecclesiastes 1-5. The International Critical Commentary. London: Bloomsbury Publishing, 2020. ISBN: 9780567693525. [Read on Perlego using subscription or free trial]
Read on Perlego using subscription or free trial Stuart Weeks, Ecclesiastes 5-12.Stuart Weeks, Ecclesiastes 5-12. The International Critical Commentary. London: Bloomsbury Publishing, 2021. ISBN: 9780567666550. pp.752. [Read on Perlego using subscription or free trial]
Book or monograph Roger Norman Whybray, Ecclesiastes. New Century Bible. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1989. Pbk. ISBN: 0802804063. pp.179.

Theology

Article in Journal or Book Stephan de Jong, "God in the Book of Qohelet: A Reappraisal of Qohelet's Place in Old Testament Theology," Vetus Testamentum 47.2 (1997): 154-167.
Article in Journal or Book Walter C. Kaiser, Jnr., "Integrating Wisdom Theology into Old Testament Theology: Ecclesiastes 3:10-15," Walter C. Kaiser & Ronald F. Youngblood, eds., A Tribute to Gleason Archer. Chicago: Moody Press, 1986. Hbk. ISBN: 0802487807. pp.197-210.
On-line Resource The Theology of Ecclesiastes (Dr. M. James Sawyer)

Other Subjects

Article in Journal or Book William H.U. Anderson, "The Curse of Work in Qoheleth: An Expose of Genesis 3:17-19 in Ecclesiastes," Evangelical Quarterly 70.2 (1998): 99-113.
Article in Journal or Book William H.U. Anderson, "Philosophical Considerations in a Genre Analysis of Qoheleth," Vetus Testamentum 48.3 (1998): 289-300.
On-line Resource Gleason Leonard Archer, Jr., "The linguistic evidence for the date of 'Ecclesiastes'," Journal of the Evangelical Theological Society 12.3 (Summer 1969): 167-181.View in PDF format pdf
Article in Journal or Book Joseph Azize, "Considering the Book of Qohelet Afresh," Ancient Near Eastern Studies 37 (2000): 183-214.
On-line Resource Joyce G. Baldwin, "Is There Pseudonymity in the Old Testament?" Themelios 4.1 (1978): 6-12.View in PDF format pdf
On-line Resource Craig Bartholomew, "Qoheleth in the Canon?: Current Trends in the Interpretation of Ecclesiastes," Themelios 24.3 (May 1999): 4-20.View in PDF format pdf
On-line Resource George Ricker Berry, "The Purpose of the Book of Ecclesiastes,"Review & Expositor 13.1 (Jan. 1916): 88-97. View in PDF format pdf [This material is in the Public Domain]
On-line Resource Wayne A. Brindle, "Righteousness and wickedness in Ecclesiastes 7:15-18," Andrews University Seminary Studies 23.3 (Autumn 1985): 243-257.View in PDF format pdf
On-line Resource F.F. Bruce, "The Wisdom Literature of the Bible: The Book of Ecclesiastes," The Bible Student ns 23.4 (Oct. 1952): 144-148.View in PDF format pdf
Article in Journal or Book Ardel B. Caneday, "Qoheleth: Enigmatic Pessimist Or Godly Sage?" Grace Theological Journal 7.1 (1986): 21-55.
On-line Resource John H. Choi, "The Doctrine of the Golden Mean in Qoh 7,15-18: A Universal Human Pursuit," Biblica 83 (2002): 358-374.
On-line Resource David M. Clemens, "The Law of Sin and Death: Ecclesiastes and Genesis 1-3," Themelios 19.3 (May 1994): 5-8.View in PDF format pdf
Article in Journal or Book Barry C. Davis, "Ecclesiastes 12:1-8 - Death, an Impetus for Life," Bibliotheca Sacra 148: 591 (1991): 298-318.
Article in Journal or Book M. Duhood, "The Phoenecian Background of Qoheleth," Biblica 7 (1966): 264-82.
Article in Journal or Book M. Fox, "Frame Narrative and Composition in the Book of Qohelet," Hebrew Union College Annual 48 (1968): 83-106.
Book or monograph D.C. Fredericks, Qoleleth's Language: Re-evaluating Its Nature and Date. Lewiston: Edwin Mellon, 1988.
Book or monograph Tomas Frydrych, Living Under the Sun: Examination of Proverbs and Qoheleth. Vetus Testamentum, Supplements, 90. Leiden: Brill Academic Publishers, 2001. Hbk. ISBN: 9004123156. pp.255.
Article in Journal or Book Duane A. Garrett, "Qoheleth On The Use And Abuse Of Political Power," Trinity Journal 8.2 (1987): 159-177.
Article in Journal or Book Duane A. Garrett, "Ecclesiastes 7:25-29 and the Feminist Hermeneutic," Criswell Theological Review 2 (1988) 309-21.
Book or monograph C.D. Ginsburg, The Song of Songs and Coheleth, 1857. Ktav, 1970. Hbk. pp.528.
On-line Resource Thomas Francis Glasson [1906-1998], "'You Never Know': The Message of Ecclesiastes 11:1-6," The Evangelical Quarterly 55.1 (Jan.-Feb. 1983): 43-48.View in PDF format pdf [All reasonable efforts have been made to contact the copyright holder of this article without success. If you hold the rights, please contact me]
Book or monograph Robert Gordis [1908-1992], Koheleth - the Man and his World, 2nd edn. New York: Schocken Books, 1968. Pbk. ISBN: 0805201661. pp.431.
Article in Journal or Book William Henry Green, "Scope and Plan of the Book of Ecclesiastes," Biblical Reparatory and Princeton Review 29 (1857) 419-40.
Article in Journal or Book N.K. Haden, "Qohelet and the Problem of Alienation," Christian Scholars Review 17 (1987) 52-66.
Article in Journal or Book S. Holm-Nielsen, "On the Interpretation of Qoholoeth in Early Christianity (LXX; Hieronymus)," Vetus Testamentum 24 (1974): 168-77.
Article in Journal or Book M.M. Homan, "Beer Production By Throwing Bread Into Water: A New Interpretation of Qoh. XI 1-2," Vetus Testamentum 52.2 (2002): 275-278. [Abstract]
Book or monograph D.A. Hubbard, Beyond Futility. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1976.
Article in Journal or Book William Johnstone, "'The Preacher' as Scientist," Scottish Journal of Theology 20 (1967): 210-
Read on Perlego using subscription or free trial Y.V. Koh, Royal Autobiography in the Book of QohelethY.V. Koh, Royal Autobiography in the Book of Qoheleth. Berlin: De Gruyter, 2012. ISBN: 9783110923155. [Read on Perlego using subscription or free trial]
On-line Resource Robert V. McCabe, "The Message of Ecclesiastes," Detroit Baptist Seminary Journal 1.1 (Spring 1996): 85-112.View in PDF format pdf
Article in Journal or Book John E. McKenna, "The Concept of Hebel in the Book of Ecclesiastes," Scottish Journal of Theology 45 (1992): 19-
Article in Journal or Book Anson F. Rainey, "A Study of Eccleisates," Concordia Theological Monthly 35 (1964) 148-57.
Article in Journal or Book James S. Reitman, "The Structure and Unity of Ecclesiastes," Bibliotheca Sacra 154: 615 (1997): 297-319.
Article in Journal or Book Dominic Rudman, "A Note on the Dating of Ecclesiastes," Catholic Biblical Quarterly 61.1 (1999): 47-52.
Read on Perlego using subscription or free trial Dominic Rudman, Determinism in the Book of EcclesiastesDominic Rudman, Determinism in the Book of Ecclesiastes. London: Bloomsbury Publishing, 2001. ISBN: 9780567215635. [Read on Perlego using subscription or free trial]
Article in Journal or Book Robert B. Salters, "Exegetical Problems in Qoheleth," Irish Biblical Studies 10.1 (1988): 44-59.
On-line Resource George M. Schwab, Sr., "Woman as the object of Qohelet's search," Andrews University Seminary Studies 39.1 (Spring 2001): 73-84.View in PDF format pdf
Article in Journal or Book C.L. Seow, "Linguistic Evidence and the Dating of Qohelet," Journal of Biblical Literature 115.4 (1996): 643-666.
On-line Resource Andrew G. Shead, "Reading Ecclesiastes 'Epilogically'," Tyndale Bulletin 48.1 (1997): 67-91.View in PDF format pdf
Article in Journal or Book H. Carl Shank, "Qoheleth's World and Life View as Seen in His Recurring Phrases," Westminster Theological Journal 37 (1974) 57-73.
On-line Resource Martin A. Shields, "Ecclesiastes and the End of Wisdom," Tyndale Bulletin 50.1 (1999): 117-139. View in PDF format pdf
On-line Resource Melvin Tinker, "Evil, Evangelism and Ecclesiastes," Themelios 28.2 (Spring 2003): 4-15.
Article in Journal or Book R.N. Whybray, "Qohelet: Preacher of Joy," Journal for the Study of the Old Testament 23 (1982): 87-92.
Article in Journal or Book Addson G. Wright, "The Riddle of the Sphinx Revisited: Numerical Patterns in the Book of Qoheleth," Catholic Biblical Quarterly 42 (1980): 38-51.
Article in Journal or Book Addson G. Wright, "Addtitional Numerical Patterns in Qoheleth," Catholic Biblical Quarterly 45 (1983): 32-43.
Article in Journal or Book Addison G. Wright, "The Riddle of the Sphinx: The Structure of the Book of Qoheleth," Catholic Biblical Quarterly 30 (1968): 313-334. Reprinted in: Addison G. Wright, "The Riddle of the Sphinx: The Structure of the Book of Qoheleth," Roy B. Zuck,ed., Reflecting with Solomon: Selected Studies on the Book of Ecclesiastes. Grand Rapids: Baker, 1994. pp.45-66.
On-line Resource John Stafford Wright [1905-1985], "The Interpretation of Ecclesiastes," The Evangelical Quarterly 18.1 (Jan. 1946): 18-34. View in PDF format pdf [ © 1946 The Estate of John Stafford Wright. Reproduced by kind permission of Christopher Stafford Wright.]
Article in Journal or Book J.S. Wright, "The Interpretation of the Book of Ecclesiastes," Walter C. Kaiser, Jr., ed. Classical Evangelical Essays. Grand Rapids: Baker, 1972.
Article in Journal or Book Ronald F. Youngblood, "Qoheleth's 'Dark House' (Eccl 12:5)," Journal of the Evangelical Theological Society 29.4 (1986): 397-410.View in PDF format pdf = Walter C. Kaiser & Ronald F. Youngblood, eds., A Tribute to Gleason Archer. Chicago: Moody Press, 1986. Hbk. ISBN: 0802487807. pp.211-228.
Article in Journal or Book Roy B. Zuck, "God and Man in Ecclesiastes," Bibliotheca Sacra 148: 589 (1991): 45-55.

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