Wisdom Literature – bibliography

scribe.2I am posting this in response to a Face Book conversation about Proverbs.  I find Wisdom Literature to be scripture in another key signature, it tends to be observational, not doctrinal in the strict sense, inviting to outsiders  sometimes borrows from outsiders.  We can fall into making it kid stuff, or simplistic rules and regulations   It is best to realize that a proverb, “mashal” in Hebrew, means to lay one thing next to another and see what can be learned.  It is writing to help us notice, think and consider all things but most importantly the “fear of the Lord” before we act.

There are a number of posts on FRESH READ tagged with Wisdom.

Bibliographic Notes on Wisdom Literature

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  1. Dear Pastor Dave,
    I did my Th.M. on the Wisdom Literature a while ago and have submitted publications on it, though it has never been published. Suffice it say the fear of the Lord is not sufficiently understood apart from God’s mysterious, sovereign and hidden providence in which we tend to do harm if we separate special revelation and general revelation too severely.

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