Writing for God after All -- Scripture, Poetry, and Proclamation

Hays, Richard B. "'Writing for God after All' -- Scripture, Poetry, and Proclamation." Theological Education 31 (Autumn 1994): 113-119.

Hays affirms the value of poetry in biblical study, stressing the importance of reading New Testament authors as poets, reading later poets in dialogue with scripture, and encouraging poetic language in contemporary proclamation of the gospel. (RG)