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Everyday this week, the 32nd week of the year, we’re reading from the Book of Wisdom. The wisdom literature–Proverbs, Job, Ecclesiastes, Wisdom, Sirach– is not primarily about spiritual wisdom or high level human wisdom, the kind we expect from graduate school. 354 more words

Inspiration

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The bible is made up of a shmozzle of different genres, and surprise — you can’t read every genre the same way! I mean, you can try, but you will end up with a lot of confusion and some very funky interpretations of what you’re reading. 664 more words

The Wisdom Literature

“The Wisdom Literature,” written by Richard J. Clifford, is an examination of the wisdom literature that appears in both the typical Protestant canon of the Scriptures and the Apocrypha. 956 more words

Book Review

Is the Lord's Answer to Job a Slap-Down or an Invitation?

In public and private presentations of Faith and Wisdom in Science, discussions of the central Book of Job often arise.  In particular, in regard to the interpretation of the ‘Lord’s Answer’ in chapters 38-42, I have been encouraged to give a little more.  2,025 more words

Theology

More on Job - and a breakfast discussion in Ann Arbor

It will take a few weeks to recount  and pass on some experiences of the Faith and Wisdom summer, but one needs must refer on now.  277 more words

Dispatch Two Hundred Sixty

PSALM 19

1 The heavens are telling the glory of God;
    and the firmament proclaims his handiwork.
2 Day to day pours forth speech,
    and night to night declares knowledge. 492 more words

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PROVERBS 1:20-33

20 Wisdom cries out in the street;
    in the squares she raises her voice.
21 At the busiest corner she cries out;
    at the entrance of the city gates she speaks: 417 more words

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