Posts with the tag “wisdom”
September 24th, 2023
Ecclesiastes is a fascinating entry in the Old Testament (OT) wisdom literature. It has solicited a variety of impressions, some interpreting the book as presenting a disenchanted, existential, and me...
September 3rd, 2023
Proverbs stands out as the primary collection of wisdom literature in the Bible. To be sure, all Scripture provides wisdom, but by “wisdom” here we refer to a specific kind of Hebrew poetry called “wi...
August 6th, 2023
Historical SettingThe events of this book occur in patriarchal times, which is that period during or near the lifetime of Abraham. We conclude this in because of Job’s lifespan (42:16), how he offered...