Book Review: Derek Kidner. An Introduction to Wisdom Literature: The Wisdom of Proverbs, Job, & Ecclesiastes

Derek Kidner. An Introduction to Wisdom Literature: The Wisdom of Proverbs, Job, & Ecclesiastes. Downers Grove, Il.: InterVarsity Press. 1985.

In this book, Derek Kidner provides a popular level introduction to the Wisdom Literature written from an Evangelical perspective. This may be the best introduction written at a popular level that I have [...]

Proverbs and Parables: Revealing by Concealing

I began to think about literary devices especially the Proverb. It has been noted that proverbs “yield their meaning only to probing hearers suggest their author’s intent is to reveal by concealing[1]“. I couldn’t agree with this statement more. A proverb can’t be read like a narrative. A narrative is fairly [...]