Ecclesiastes

1. Reading

In 2012 I published a commentary on The Festival Scrolls, which includes Ecclesiastes,published by Chevalier Press, 216 pages RRP $20.00. (www.annals.com.au. It includes a commentary on Ecclesiastes [email: annalsaustralasia@gmail.com; Phone: 61+2 96627894].

The commentary on Ecclesiastes can be read on this website by clicking below on the section that interests you:

Ecclesiastes is linked with the name of Solomon. It is read on the pilgrimage festival of Sukkot which celebrates the autumn harvest in the month of Tishri (September-October). By living in makeshift shelters (sukkot), the people re-live the experience of their ancestors as they journeyed through the wilderness from slavery in Egypt to the Promised Land, protected only by God. Ecclesiastes questions elements of traditional wisdom, and insists that there is no security other than in God.

2. Audio files

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