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The Resource Reading Job : a literary and theological commentary, by James Crenshaw

Reading Job : a literary and theological commentary, by James Crenshaw

Label
Reading Job : a literary and theological commentary
Title
Reading Job
Title remainder
a literary and theological commentary
Statement of responsibility
by James Crenshaw
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"At issue in the book of Job is the existential question, "Why does innocent suffering exist?" James Crenshaw has devoted his life to studying the vexing problem of theodicy--divine justice--that troubles most religious people in the Judeo-Christian tradition, . Few individuals will come from reading the book unmoved. If they look for answers, they will be disappointed. Moreover, they will find the depcition of God troubling. If God were merely to meet our expectations, the creator would hardly be anything more than our own projections into the heavens. Perhaps the ancient poet serves readers best by forcing them to face brutal reality, to wit that the world is not fair and the justice is a human project."--Back cover
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Cataloging source
N$T
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Crenshaw, James L
Dewey number
223/.107
Index
index present
LC call number
BS1415.53
LC item number
.C74 2011eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Reading the Old Testament
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  • RELIGION / Biblical Studies / Old Testament
  • RELIGION / Biblical Studies / Wisdom Literature
Label
Reading Job : a literary and theological commentary, by James Crenshaw
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 167-176) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • PART ONE: Introduction -- The patience of Job -- Related texts in the Ancient near East -- Genre -- Composition -- Date and social worlds -- Structure -- Main themes -- Warrants for the arguments -- Why poetry? -- Related texts in the Bible -- Dissent in the Bible -- Canonization -- The testament of Job -- Job in the Koran -- The flourising of the interrogative: -- Saadiah Ben Joseph Al-Fayyumi -- Job's continuing influence
  • PART TWO: Commentary -- The prologue -- The first cycle of debate -- The second cycle of debate -- The third cycle of debate -- Wisdom's inacccessibility -- The contrast between Job's past and present -- Elihu's four speeches -- The divine speeches and Job's responses -- The Epilogue -- Postscript: Why read Job today?
Control code
1049975105
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xi, 176 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781573129626
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1049975105
Label
Reading Job : a literary and theological commentary, by James Crenshaw
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 167-176) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • PART ONE: Introduction -- The patience of Job -- Related texts in the Ancient near East -- Genre -- Composition -- Date and social worlds -- Structure -- Main themes -- Warrants for the arguments -- Why poetry? -- Related texts in the Bible -- Dissent in the Bible -- Canonization -- The testament of Job -- Job in the Koran -- The flourising of the interrogative: -- Saadiah Ben Joseph Al-Fayyumi -- Job's continuing influence
  • PART TWO: Commentary -- The prologue -- The first cycle of debate -- The second cycle of debate -- The third cycle of debate -- Wisdom's inacccessibility -- The contrast between Job's past and present -- Elihu's four speeches -- The divine speeches and Job's responses -- The Epilogue -- Postscript: Why read Job today?
Control code
1049975105
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xi, 176 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781573129626
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1049975105

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