Verse of the Month: Proverbs 6:6 “Go to the ant…”

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Go to the ant, you lazybones;

               consider its ways, and be wise.

(NRSV)

This proverb not only suggests that the ant can be a guide for living, it can also help us uncover the intriguing world of biblical wisdom literature by giving us insights into how these types of text were composed, developed and circulated. Continue reading