Series: Bible in the Modern World
Hardcover: 120 pages
Publisher: Sheffield Phoenix Press Ltd (August 2, 2012)
Product Dimensions: 6.1 x 0.3 x 9.2 inches
Amazon Rank: 5484358
Format: PDF Text djvu book
The story of Job's suffering has often been appealed to by those responding to the Holocaust. This book explores a rich variety of such receptions of the Book of Job, highlighting the need to appreciate the tensions present in both the biblical text of Job and in perceptions of the Holocaust's meaning. Attention is given to the often creative modes of reading used by those appealing to Job, and the presence of complex interactions between theolog...