Biblical wisdom dating
Kohelet clearly endorses wisdom as a means for a well-lived earthly life.
It is among the canonical Wisdom Books in the Old Testament of most denominations of Christianity.
The book concludes with the injunction: "Fear God, and keep his commandments; for that is the whole duty of everyone" ().
Ecclesiastes has had a deep influence on Western literature.
One problem in evaluating missionary dating from a biblical perspective is that dating of any type was not widely practiced in biblical times. Yet, since dating is often seen today as a “pathway” leading to marriage, biblical principles for marriage can be applied to dating, the precursor of marriage.
The Bible teaches against marriage between a believer and an unbeliever.