of vanities, says the Preacher,
of vanities! All is vanity.
that what life is? A wisp of vapour, a puff of wind, a mere breath
nothing you can get your hands on the nearest thing to zero? So says
the Preacher in the book of Ecclesiastes. But is this the whole message
imagination and clarity Derek Kidner introduces this Old Testament book
which speaks so powerfully to our generation. His love of hebrew poetry
and his understanding of the biblical mind shine through his careful
passage-by-passage exposition. The full biblical text is included.
Kidner, formerly Warden of Tyndale House, Cambridge, is the author of
many other books, including the Tyndale Old Testament commentaries on
Genesis, Ezra and Nehemiah, Psalms and Proverbs. In the present series
he is also the author of The Message of Jeremiah and The
Message of Hosea.