This course covers the origin, nature and theological purpose of the Old Testament wisdom literature (Proverbs, Job, Ecclesiastes, Psalms and Song of Songs) and brings out the relevance of these biblical books for the faith and life of the Church today.

By the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • Identify literature of the biblical wisdom genre.
  • Describe the five major books of wisdom literature in the Old Testament.
  • Evaluate the major theological aims of the wisdom books.