How do we live a good life? This is the question that the wisdom books seek to answer. The method of learning how to live this good life is intense. Wisdom literature causes us to get out of our elementary level Sunday school, and step into the world of adult rhetoric. A world where we must struggle with life's hyperbolic contrasts. A world where the “formula” does not always work. This is a world where the sage’s of old lived and where Jesus spent quite a bit of time spinning parables that caused his followers to wrestle with the meaning. Some would walk away and others would cling to him more tightly.
My resources in preparation are:
The rough outline we will follow is likely:
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A shepherd and his journey