In this commentary Lindsay Wilson shows the book of Job to be a coherent literary work that addresses this question: Is it possible for humans to have genuine faith in God regardless of their circumstances? Wilson argues that Job's bold, sometimes questioning cries to God are portrayed as legit...
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Table of Contents:
- Abbreviations. Introduction. Who Wrote the Book, and When Was It Written?
- Are These Real Historical Events and the Actual Words Spoken?
- How Should We Read the Book?
- Why Was the Book Written?
- How Have Others Understood It?
- How Do the Different parts of the Book Fit Together?
- What is the Structure of the Book?
- Is the Text of Job Reliable?
- Why Is the Book So Long and Repetitive?. Commentary. 1:1
- 2:13: The Prologue
- 3:1-31:40: The Dialogue
- 42:6: The Verdicts
- 42:7-17: The Epilogue. Theological Themes. Suffering
- Retribution and Justice
- The Litigation Motif
- Lament and Complaint to God
- Persevering Faith
- The Fear of God
- Creation. Job and Theology. Job and Biblical Theology
- Job and Systematic Theology
- Job and Moral Theology
- Job and Practical Theology. Bibliography. Index of Authors. Index of Scripture References.