Category Archives: Bruce Waltke

Wisdom in Proverbs

Bruce Waltke argues several times in his An Old Testament Theology that the sage’s wisdom is not based “on what theologians call natural theology (901),” and that “creation teaches the impossibility of attaining wisdom apart from special revelation.” He affirms … Continue reading

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Waltke on Jephtha’s vow…

Bruce Waltke interprets the language of Judges 11 when he speaks of Jephthah’s only daughter “whom he murders (An Old Testament Theology, pg.607).” He argues later that Jephthah breaks the sixth commandment by sacrificing his daughter, which the Prophets condemn … Continue reading

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