Stephen L. Harris & Robert L. Platzner “The Old Testament” Essay Question
Respond to question #3 under “Questions for Reflection and Discussion” on page 391. All instructions from the other essays apply to this essay here as well.
Question – Discuss the nature and function of personified Wisdom in Ecclesiastes and the Wisdom of Solomon, explaining the role she plays in human history. How does the Wisdom of Solomon link divine Wisdom to Torah faithfulness and immortality? How do these new ideas add an important dimension to the problem of divine justice and undeserved suffering dramatized in older wisdom books like Job?
Please refer to “The Old Testament” by Stephen L Harris & Robert L. Platzner for your answer.