How the Book of Job made its way into Jewish prayer and ritual.
The ideas of the Book of Job have always been challenging. How can a just God not only permit but ...
A close read of four biblical verses offers a powerful insight into one of the most challenging questions religion has to answer.
Personalities of the Bible
A book that challenges the rest of the Bible by asking how a good God can permit so much suffering.
No biblical book takes up theodicy's challenge with greater power than the moving and enigmatic story of Job.
Beliefs & Practices
In Jewish texts, the devil is sometimes an adversary and sometimes an embodiment of evil.
An ambiguous divine speech is the subject of great scholarly debate.