3) Literary Styles
Episode 3 shows how reading the Bible wisely requires that we learn about the ancient literary styles used by the biblical authors. These writers expressed their ideas and claims through a variety of different type of literature, and this video will explore why it's important to tell them apart so we can hear their message on their terms
Watch the video and then answer the question using the comment box below.
How does the genre (style) of Biblical literature effect the way we interpret it? In other words, Noah was faithful and built an ark, so should we build arks to show our faith? See if you can find an example from a narrative or poetic book that could lead a person to a really wrong conclusion if they did not know what kind of literature it was from.