B 101 The Book of Job: A Theological Approach (2021)


The Book of Job is often either ignored or read through an exclusively Christian lens. But it deserves consideration in its own right as an Old Testament text, exploring complex issues of the reason for faith, our response to suffering, and the relationship between the human and the divine.

This well-informed study reflects on the different dynamics of the text, and how we might read it well today, and includes suggests for further study and exploration.

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Author: Katharine Dell

Katharine Dell is a world expert in the wisdom literature of the Old Testament and has written extensively on all three biblical wisdom books, including an introductory textbook (‘Get Wisdom, Get Insight,’ 2000). She has written most on the book of Job, including ‘Job: Where Shall Wisdom be Found?’ (2016).

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