Book of Job - A Biography
|Series title:||Lives of Great Religious Bks.|
|Publication Date:||Sep 2013|
| Publisher:||Princeton University Press|
| Book Format:||Hardback|
|List Price:||USD $24.95|
| Book Description: |
The Book of Job raises stark questions about the nature and meaning of innocent suffering and the relationship of the human to the divine, yet it is also one of the Bible's most obscure and paradoxical books, one that defies interpretation even today. Mark Larrimore provides a panoramic history of this remarkable book, traversing centuries and traditions to examine how Job's trials and his challenge to God have been used and understood in diverse contexts, from commentary and...