Friday, July 8, 2016

Friday Musings - July 8

Literary genres in the biblical text are not merely formal structures or conventions, but function as theological directives concerning the complexity of the character of God. Theodiversity, in the biblical theodrama, opens horizons and dimensions of God that no single genre can contain. Scripture, as revealed through the communicative interaction of God in narrative, wisdom, poetry, hymn, prophecy, and apocalyptic attempts to portray in words that which is ultimately beyond capturing: God is creator, redeemer; the mystery of the world.