In the New Testament, there are 21 letters, or epistles, written by early Christian leaders to communities of Jesus' followers in the ancient Roman world. A wise reading of these letters or epistles involves learning about their historical context.
While the Bible is one unified story, it cannot all be read in the same way.
The How to Read the Bible series walks through each literary style found in the Bible and explains how each uniquely contributes to the overall story of Scripture. By understanding how the Bible was written, we can better understand what the Bible actually is.