Job /

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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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Wilson, Lindsay, 1955-
Format: Book
Published: Grand Rapids, Michigan : William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company, 2015.
Series:Two horizons Old Testament commentary.
Table of Contents:
  • Acknowledgments
  • 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
  • 32:1
  • 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
  • Humanity
  • 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.