Preachers’ Talk Episode 46: On Historical ContextApplicationStructureContextConnecting to the GospelArrangementPathway for PreparationMelodic LineEphesians 2:1-10Ephesians 6:10-24Ephesians 4:17-32Pathway for PreparationContextConnecting to the GospelArgumentStructureMelodic LineRomans 9:30-10:21Romans 1:1-7Romans 15:14-33
Wisdom literature uses word pictures to describe every day life. Part of the greatness of these books (most of which are presented in poetry) derives from their complexity, with highly stylized structures and abundant usage of imagery and symbolism, which add multiple layers of meaning beyond just plain text.
1Why Wisdom Literature?Doug O'Donnell
2Poetic Structure in Wisdom LiteratureRobert S. Kinney