Category Archives: Wisdom Literature

The Pessimistic Literature of the Ancient Near East

Image: The Goddess Maat, the personification of truth, morality, and justice.   The book of Ecclesiastes is one the books of the Bible which is widely misunderstood and thus widely neglected by many Christians. The book displays a pessimism about … Continue reading

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