Gaps pull us into the story—we are not told everything, are we? Asking questions gets us engaged with the passage. (Dr. Patricia Tull, Louisville Seminary)
I mean, just look at Genesis 12: 13, she exclaims. The text changes from narrative to poetry in the middle of God’s dialogue. So…even in God’s narration, there is poetry.
Sharing with L.L. Barkat today also: