Attempts to read straight through the Bible rarely make it as far as Proverbs. The descriptions of the tabernacle in Exodus often knock out the first group of would-be “Bible in a year” neophytes. If that doesn’t do, Leviticus is waiting, and after the surprising relief of Numbers being a delightful if also disturbing book,...Continue Reading
Scott C. Jones is Professor of Biblical and Theological Studies at Covenant College in Lookout Mountain, GA, where he has taught since 2006. He holds a B.A. in English from the University of Mississippi, an M.Div. from Reformed Theological Seminary, and a Ph.D. from Princeton Theological Seminary, with a concentration in Old Testament and Hebrew. He specializes in Israelite and ancient Near Eastern wisdom literature, and he is currently writing a commentary on the book of Job for the Old Testament Library series, published by Westminster John Knox Press.