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Suffering in Ancient Worldview investigates representative Christian, Roman Stoic and Jewish perspectives on the nature, problem and purpose of suffering. Tabb presents a close reading of Acts, Seneca's essays and letters and 4 Maccabees, highlighting how each author understands suffering vis-???-vis God, humanity, the world's problem and its solution, and the future. Tabb's study offers a pivotal definition for suffering in the 1st century and concludes by creatively situating these ancient authors in dialogue with each ...

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    • Title: Suffering in Ancient Worldview by Brian J. Tabb
    • Publisher: Bloomsbury UK
    • Print ISBN: 9780567684868, 0567684865
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    • Edition: 2018 1st edition
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