1. To introduce the student in the scientific study of Biblical Wisdom Literature (Book of Proverbs, Job, Qohelet, Ben Sira, Sabedoria), through the knowledge of the key issues of the current exegesis and the most relevant features of the debate developed by the wise man, of Israel.
2. To deepen the understanding of biblical wisdom as a crossing reflection and to initiate the student to recognize the literary strategies of the metaphor and of the poetry used by the biblical writers of these books.
3. To introduce the Book of Psalms in its challenging and key issues, reaching its importance in the framework of dialogical dimension of Revelation. Helping to rediscover the genesis of the psalms in the polyphony of a human and divine word and to deepen the Hebrew perception of praise.
Whenever possible, we introduce a short approach to the Books of Ruth, Esther and Song of Songs.