This study explains the drama, story and poetry found in Job as well as dealing with the greatest of human struggles: to see theworld's evil honestly and still believe in good. Chapter one is intended to accompany a reading of Job, marking the sections and underlining the main thoughts and their connections. Chapter two the previous observations are ordered and developed treating the structural relation of thebook's parts and expressing the main ideas in the parts and the whole. Chapter three places Job in the context of other ancient literature and considers the time and place of thebook's origin. This book is part of the T&T Clark Study Guide Series. Each book in the series gives the reader a thorough introduction to a particular book of the Bible or the Apocrypha.
Format: Paperback Number of Pages: 72 Vendor: Continuum International Publication Date: 2004
Concise yet comprehensive, manageable and affordable, T&T Clark Study Guides are an invaluable resource for students, preachers and Bible study leaders. Each book in the series gives the reader a thorough introduction to a particular book of the Bible or the Apocrypha and includes:
• An introduction to the contents of the particular biblical book • A balanced survey of the important critical issues • Attention to literary, historical, sociological, and theological perspectives • Suggestions about critical appropriation of the text by the contemporary reader • Reference to other standard works through annotated bibliographies.
All the books in the series, formerly published by Sheffield Academic Press, are by leading biblical scholars and the authors have drawn on their scholarly expertise as well as their experience as teachers of university and college students.
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