The Book of Job: A Contest of Moral Imaginations

The Book of Job: A Contest of Moral Imaginations

by Carol A. Newsom
     
 

ISBN-10: 0195150155

ISBN-13: 9780195150155

Pub. Date: 02/28/2003

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

Carol Newsom illuminates the relation between the aesthetic forms of Job and the claims made by its various characters. Her innovative approach makes possible a new understanding of the unity of the book that rejects its dismantling in historical criticism and the flattening of the text that characterizes many final form readings. Additionally, she rehabilitates

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Carol Newsom illuminates the relation between the aesthetic forms of Job and the claims made by its various characters. Her innovative approach makes possible a new understanding of the unity of the book that rejects its dismantling in historical criticism and the flattening of the text that characterizes many final form readings. Additionally, she rehabilitates the moral perspectives represented by certain voices of the book that modern critics have treated with disdain.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780195150155
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
02/28/2003
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
320
Product dimensions:
9.20(w) x 6.30(h) x 1.20(d)

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