Proverbs, Ecclesiastes, and The Song of Solomon, with Notes, Critical, Explanatory, and Practical, Designed for Both Pastors and People.

By: COWLES, HENRY.

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COWLES, HENRY. Proverbs, Ecclesiastes, and The Song of Solomon, with Notes, Critical, Explanatory, and Practical, Designed for Both Pastors and People. By Rev. Henry Cowles. "Understandest thou what thou readest? And he said, How can I, except some man should guide me?"--Acts VIII:30,31. New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1, 3, and 5 Bond Street. 1887. (c1870). 12mo, 14 x 20.1cm.

Bound publisher's textured brown cloth with gilt lettering on spine, just starting to fray at bottom spine end, lightly rubbed, yellow endpapers, light tanning of pages. Bookplate of Rutgers College Library "from the Library of Rev. J.A. Todd, D.D. Class of 1845...;" with their "Withdrawn" stamp; also pocket, card & date due slip.

Pagination: (1) title, (1) copyright, [i]-ii preface, [iii]-ix introduction Proverbs, (1) blank, 11-363pp, (1) blank, (6) ads.

Henry Cowles 1803-1881, Congregational minister, professor, author. He was a graduate of Yale College and spent two Years in Yale Divinity School. He was ordained an evangelist in 1828. He served as pastor for congregations in Ashtabula, Sandusky and Austinburg before becoming professor of Greek and Latin at Oberlin in 1838 as well as professor of ecclesiastical history, church polity, and Old Testament language and literature. From 1848 to 1862 he was the editor of the Oberlin Evangelist. Along with Oberlin president Charles G. Finney & professor Asa Mahan, Cowles was involved in the anti-slavery work and Christian perfection teaching of the college. We offer his commentary on Proverbs, Ecclesiastes, & The Song of Solomon.
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Title: Proverbs, Ecclesiastes, and The Song of Solomon, with Notes, Critical, Explanatory, and Practical, Designed for Both Pastors and People.

Author Name: COWLES, HENRY.

Illustrator: New York: D. Appleton and Company

Categories: CONGREGATIONALISM, COMMENTARIES-OT, BIBLICAL STUDIES, 19TH CENTURY BOOKS,

Publisher: 1887

Binding: Bound publisher's textured brown cloth with gilt l

Book Condition: just starting to fray at bottom spine end, lightly rubbed, yellow endpapers, light tanning of pages. Bookplate of Rutgers College Library "from the Library of Rev. J.A. Todd, D.D. Class of 1845...;" with their "Withdrawn" stamp; also pocket, card & date due slip.

Type: book

Size: 12mo, 14 x 20.1cm

Book Number: 17670

Keywords: Biblical Studies, Commentaries, Old Testament, Congregationalism, Ecclesiastes, Proverbs, Song of Solomon