The Book of Job: Aesthetics, Ethics, Hermeneutics (Perspectives on Jewish Texts and Contexts)

The ebook of task has held a valuable position in defining the undertaking of modernity from the age of Enlightenment until eventually this day. Why has Job’s reaction to catastrophe develop into a touchstone for contemporary reflections on catastrophic occasions? This quantity engages this query and gives new views at the tragic bent of the booklet of task, on its dramatic irony, on Job’s place as mourner, and the original illustration of the Joban physique in pain.

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