Monthly Archives: December 2017

On Job: An Introduction

 1. Lecture notes on Job[1] Deuteronomist theology assumes that God rewards right actions and punishes evil actions. The implication is that anyone flourishing is righteous while suffering persons must have done wrong based on either one’s flourishing or suffering. The entirety of this problem is known as “theodicy”—explaining undeserved suffering in light of God’s justice. […]

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