Deconstructing Theodicy: Why Job Has Nothing to Say to the Puzzle of Suffering

Deconstructing Theodicy: Why Job Has Nothing to Say to the Puzzle of Suffering

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ISBN-13: 9781587432224
Publisher: Baker Publishing Group
Publication date: 03/01/2008
Pages: 144
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.38(h) x 0.31(d)

About the Author

David B. Burrell (PhD, Yale University) is the Theodore M. Hesburgh, CSC Professor in Philosophy and Theology at the University of Notre Dame in Notre Dame, Indiana. He is the author of several books, including Freedom and Creation in Three Traditions, Knowing the Unknowable God, and Aquinas: God and Action.

Table of Contents

1. Introducing the Strategies of This Reflection
2. The Structure of the Book with Its Framing Story
3. Three Rounds of Multifaceted Dialogue
4. Denouement and Epilogue
5. A Comparative Consideration of Ayyub in the Qur'an [A.H. Johns]
6. Classical Commentaries: Saadiah, Maimonides, Aquinas, and Gersonides
7. Job Mediating Two Opposing Views of Theodicy
8. Assessing Job's Contribution to Theodicy: Semantics of Explaining or Addressing

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