Tag: Reading for the Love of God

What Good Is Reading Literature for the Christian?

Recognizing the Bible as literature opens us up to a fuller appreciation of the holy book than if we treat it like an instruction manual or to-do list. The Bible is a bibliography of genres, including poetry, song, lament, prophecy, history, narrative, parables, letters, dreams, and so forth.

Jessica Hooten Wilson

In reading other books, we practice reading the Bible; and in reading the Bible, we read other books by that lens.