ESV Literary Study Bible


The Bible is not a totally unique book. In general, its literary forms function in the same way that these forms function beyond the Bible. A story is a story, whether in the Bible or beyond it. A metaphor is a metaphor. Nonetheless, it is possible to make generalizations about…

Bible as literature

APPROACHING THE BIBLE AS LITERATURE There’s no doubt you’ve realized that the Bible is a book, but have you ever thought about it as literature? If you took a literature class is high school or college, you may remember that there’s a lot more to studying books than simply reading…

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