Ancient Wisdom for the Good Life by Ralph K. Hawkins



In Ancient Wisdom for the Good Life, Ralph K. Hawkins turns our attention to the Bible’s Wisdom Literature (Job, Psalms, Proverbs, Ecclesiastes, and Song of Songs) and how it can correct us, train us in righteousness, and ultimately empower us for successful living. These are some of the most inspired writings on the Good Life the world has ever known, in which ancient Israel’s sages wrote about how to live stable, harmonious, productive, and joyous lives. Together, they interlock to cover the entire field of wisdom, providing contemporary readers with the tools to develop a unified world view with God at the center. Ancient Wisdom for the Good Life culls out the guidance of ancient Israel’s sages for a modern society that has been cut adrift from its moorings.

Full of wisdom and practically written, this book could be used as a supplementary text in an undergraduate or seminary course in the Wisdom Literature, and it would certainly be useful for pastors in their sermon preparation or even just general reading.

Table of Contents:

  1. Winning and the Wisdom Literature
  2. A Mindset of Integrity
  3. A Mindset of Community
  4. A Mindset of Communication
  5. A Mindset of Cause-and-Effect
  6. A Mindset of Goal-Setting
  7. A Mindset of Work
  8. A Mindset of Health
  9. A Mindset of Abundance
  10. A Mindset of Joy

Paperback, 285 pages.  REGULAR PRICE $25

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