At the Scent of Water: The Ground of Hope in the Book of Job

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In this remarkable rereading of the biblical book of Job -- often discussed as an attempt to -justify the ways of God to man- -- J. Gerald Janzen brings new light to Job's story, showing how God invites Job to give up the traditional logic of reward-punish-ment for a life-affirming strategy of risk-reward. From this perspective, affirmation of life in the face of all its vulnerabilities is the path to true participation in the mystery of existence. / At the Scent of Water traces Job's journey from prosperity, through ...

At the Scent of Water: The Ground of Hope in the Book of Job 2009, William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company, Grand Rapids, MI

ISBN-13: 9780802848291

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