Enhanced for Bible Study using the Resource Guide
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Ecclesiastes both absorbing and unforgettable. It stands out in the OT because of its strikingly distinct message. Author Tremper Longman III gives the speaker of the book the name Qohelet, who confronts doubts common in our own time as well as his. Qohelet is compelled by the question, “Where can we finding meaning in the world?” And though his mantra strikes a chord in modern readers, his conclusion is daunting. “Meaningless,” states Qohelet, “everything is meaningless.”
How can this exceedingly negative view agree with the rest of the Biblical revelation? Longman III explores this question by maintaining a canonical, Christ-centered stance in the New International Commentary: The Book of Ecclesiastes.
Longman includes an expansive introduction to this Biblical book, where he writes about such issues as composition, language, genre, structure, literary style, context, and theology. He contends that the writer of Ecclesiastes is not, after all, Solomon, as has been assumed throughout history, but rather a writer who assumes the persona of Solomon.
In the commentary itself, Longman untangles the confusing, occasionally paradoxical meaning of Ecclesiastes by dividing it into three sections: a prologue (1:1-11), the autobiographical speech (1:12-12:7), and the epilogue (12:8-14). An overarching frame (the prologue and the epilogue) is essential to understanding the book as a whole.
This product is only available for the new 5.9 version of our apps. However, if you purchase now, you will be able to download the product at no extra charge when your app is updated to version 5.9.
The Olive Tree team has been busy working on a major technology update to give you the best reading and studying experience possible. The Bible Study App 5.9 technology update is already available for our Windows Store and iOS apps. We are currently working on the 5.9 update for our Android, Mac, and Windows Desktop apps, and hope to have them released soon!×
Will 5.9 Be Available For My Device?
We are currently working on the 5.9 update for our Android, Mac, and Windows Desktop apps. Please note that 5.9 will only be available to the Android Google Play store for those running Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) and above, and to the Mac App Store for those running the latest Mac OS X version (Yosemite).
When Is The 5.9 Update Expected?
The 5.9 update is our top priority. We are working hard to get the update out as soon as we can. This is a major update to our core technology that requires us to rework major sections of the app. It could still be several months before we have fully rolled out 5.9 to all platforms.
Will I Have To Purchase This Resource Again?
Nope! If you purchase this product now, you will be able to download it as soon as your app has been updated to 5.9 at no additional charge.