From the Publisher
The Strangest Books in the Bible presents for Christians the five biblical books: the Song of Solomon, Ruth, Lamentations, Ecclesiastes, and Esther. These books are among the most neglected literature in the Bible for Christians.Readers will find information necessary to study or prepare sermons based on each book. Brief sermon “starters” suggest approaches for preaching on each book as a whole, as well as individual passages within the book, including passages found in the Revised Common Lectionary. Each chapter contains a sermon based on the book under discussion.Church members, pastors, priests, seminarians, and lay ministers will find in The Strang-est Books a surefooted, contemporary guide for studying and preaching these neglected books of Scripture.