People and actions are often presented in Proverbs in polar extremes—the wise and the foolish, the righteous and the wicked, and actions that lead to honour or shame.
What is the literary approach to the study of the Old Testament? Longman examines potential pitfalls and promises.
In this article about apocalyptic literature, the book of Revelation and Daniel gets special attention. It also discusses prophecy as form of revelation. God as Divine Warrior is also mentioned.
Hermeneutics should not be divorced from the study of language in general. The Bible is written in human language by men who used the language conventions of the day. This essay focuses on the way in which figures of speech and figurative language function in texts. The author notes similes, metaphors, allegory, metonymy, irony, and so on.
How does God use symbols to communicate? The symbols God uses have their own significant reality. The author wants to encourage the use of symbols as a means of communication, but at the same time warns to use symbols with care.