Practicing Proverbs: Wise Living for Foolish Times
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Practicing Proverbs: Wise Living for Foolish Times

3.35 of 5 stars 3.35  ·  rating details  ·  17 ratings  ·  3 reviews
This is a unique book on a unique part of Scripture. Mayhue introduces us to Solomon, the writer of Proverbs and then gets to grips with the book itself and its message. He answers some of the most frequently asked questions about Proverbs and how the book has immediate and pressing relevance to Christians today. Then he re-organizes the text of the entire book of Proverbs...more
Paperback, 240 pages
Published July 21st 2004 by Christian Focus Publications (first published March 1st 2004)
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Jan 26, 2008 clAViD rated it 2 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: read my review.
(I stole some of this outline from Nelson, but I hope to do this with every book I read from now on)
January 26, 2008

Title: Practicing Proverbs
Author: Richard Mayhue
No. of Pages: 218 (First 77 introduces Proverbs and talks about Wisdom, the rest of the book is like a Proverbs-only Systematic Theology of a myriad of topics)

Genre: Biblical Reference/Christian Living
Level of Reading (out of 5): 1 or 2

Key Quotes:
• On the Theme of Proverbs: “Proverbs teaches all about a right relationship with God (fe...more
L. R. Bouligny Bouligny
This book consists of large sections of quotations from the Proverbs, so it is hard to give it a not-so-great rating. It really did not provide any groundbreaking insight. A good read, easy to digest, helpful for the person who enjoys the Proverbs and wants to implement them into his or her life.

Micah Lugg
This book serves it's purpose well: to be a categorical index to the entire book of Proverbs.

The introductory chapters give some basic analysis and summary of the teaching of Proverbs, but the real help of the work comes in the categorized proverbs.
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