wisdom literature

NOUN
  1. any of the biblical books (Proverbs, Ecclesiastes, Song of Songs, Wisdom of Solomon, Ecclesiasticus) that are considered to contain wisdom
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  • An affection for the blunt speech of brute common sense often gives her poems the plain poise of wisdom literature, lanced with slides and swerves that leap from her alert musicality.
  • As I said in a post about Job which appeared here a couple of years ago, I think that the genre of this book, as Wisdom literature, is crucial to interpreting the "theophany" presented at the end. Indescribable
  • These are wisdom sayings,and this is wisdom literature, so in the Jewish scripture you have whole books that are basically wisdom literature,and scholars will use that term.
  • In the later wisdom literatures, the conception of wisdom was turned from phenomenalism to ontology, from epistemology to ethics.
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