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    Introduction The book of Job is a book that tells a story about a reach man who lived in Uz. The book is filled with the suffering of Job. Job was a righteous man who feared God but lost everything he has got including his health. And he suffered financially, relationship wise and also with different kinds of diseases. The author of the book then tried to show in a poetic dialogue the reaction of job himself and the reaction of his friends to the disaster. And in the last chapters we God communicate

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    retributive theology, there is chaos in the world. Contrary to what most believe, God, as portrayed in the book of Job, does not have complete control over everything that happens. In the book, Job is a righteous, very fortunate man. After he faces great tragedy, he and his friends discuss why it might have happened to him. Job’s friends argue that he must have done something to deserve to suffer. Job argues that he has remained “blameless and upright.” He argues that God doesn’t work on account of the

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    Job is a key figure in the sacred scripture of Christianity & Islam. What are the similarities and differences between the story and the historical Job within these two monotheistic traditions? The book of job , one of the stories from the bible , it deals with two different issues crucial to every person , the problem of suffering and the sovereignty of god . Job , was a rich farmer living in the land of Uz , somewhere northeast of Palestine . The key question

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    The text The Book of Job, interpreted and translated by Stephen Mitchell, raises great controversy in the world of righteousness. It is a well known, universal text, and with each new interpreter who translates, there is a new version of the story brought to the surface. William Blake partakes in this conflict of ideas through his artwork rather than his writing. His art reflects his own personal view of the text and has both similar and differentiating opinions than Mitchell’s own on the key events

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    The Book of Job The Book of Job has been praised but also neglected all at the same time. Its literary work is written in a poetry sense with a prose format and considered one of the greatest pieces of literature of all time. The Book of Job is one of first book of five generally called "The Books of Poetry", which contain Job, Psalms, Proverbs, Ecclesiastes, and the Song of Solomon. The Book of Job is written in the Old Testament of the Hebrew Bible and the main theme that is seeks out is "Why

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    Throughout the Book of Job, Job displays strength and perseverance even while being faced with extreme hardships such as the death of his loved ones and gruesome physical pain. Readers question God’s whereabouts, his relationship with Satan, and his true intentions while Job is experiencing heartbreak and torture. God’s actions in the Book of Job cause him to be portrayed in a new and unexpected light, a darker one. Some people would consider God’s reasoning for Job’s pain and suffering acceptable

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    Summary: Job was a role model of a man who did nothing wrong, but endured great sorrows, including the loss of everything he owned and his family. Throughout his suffering Job feels more and more sorry for himself, wondering what he has done so wrong that God has cursed him like this. The selection ends with Job and God conversing about how small Job is in the universe and how the plans of God are much larger than any one man, no matter who, can even begin to comprehend. Commentary: Many people look

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    the Book of Jobs How there was a day when the sons of God came to present themselves before the LORD, and Satan also came among them. The LORD said to Satan, "Whence have you come?" Satan answered the LORD, "From going to and fro on the earth, and from walking up and down on it." And the LORD said to Satan, "Have you considered my servant Job, that there is none like him on the earth, a blameless and upright man, who fears God and turns away from evil?" Then Satan answered the LORD, "Does Job fear

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    In the book of Job, the faith of God's most devout follower is challenged repeatedly at the hand of the adversary. These tests of loyalty to God begin with the loss of many of Job’s possessions and family members and end with an affliction of skin sores. Despite these occurrences and the urging of his wife and friends, Job remains entirely in reverence to the glory of God. From this text, it is apparent that one’s faith and knowledge has more capability to provide happiness and ability than do material

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    Book Of Job Religion

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    The Book of Job, attempts to address the question: why do bad things happen to good people? This story of pious pessimism revolves around Job, a righteous man who is tested as the result of a wager between God and Satan, in which everything is taken from him. Satan questions whether, if all of Job’s riches and children are taken away from him, will he turn upon his Creator. As one known to be a righteous man and God’s faithful servant, Job initially proclaims his unwavering faith in his God, regardless

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