Discernment in Proverbs is the means to foresee potential results from our decisions.
In the first post in this series, I introduced the mysterious figure of Lady Wisdom, a key character in the nine chapters that introduce the book of Proverbs. This figure, gendered as female, stands in the streets and calls the passers-by to feast at her house, eating her bread, drinking her wine, and learning from her to “walk in the way of insight” (Proverbs 9:1-6).
The figure of Lady Wisdom, as depicted in the nine chapters opening the book of Proverbs, is a mysterious one.
David Carlson wraps up his series by exploring how wisdom cries aloud in every subject.
Reading wisdom: David Carlson continues his series on biblical wisdom literature.