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The Vision in Job 4 and Its Role in the Book: Reframing the Development of the Joban Dialogues

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The Vision in Job 4 and Its Role in the Book: Reframing the Development of the Joban Dialogues. Studies of the Sofja Kovalevskaja Research Group on Early Jewish Monotheism. Vol. IV - Brown, Ken
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Near the beginning of the Joban Dialogues, Job's friend Eliphaz is attributed a remarkably subversive vision (Job 4:12-21). Laced with images of divine judgment and deception, this vision undermines the very foundation of the friends' theology, and closely conforms to Job's. In particular, the vision's distinctive corporeal imagery and its conclusion that anyone can suddenly perish reflect Job's characteristic style, and form the basis for his accusations of divine injustice. In this study, Ken Brown argues that the ...

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The Vision in Job 4 and Its Role in the Book: Reframing the Development of the Joban Dialogues. Studies of the Sofja Kovalevskaja Research Group on Early Jewish Monotheism. Vol. IV 2015, Mohr Siebeck, Tuebingen

ISBN-13: 9783161535338

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