Job notes - Notes: Job Job Human Pain Theodicy-The justice...

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Notes: Job 17:31 Job Human Pain Theodicy-The justice of God “the” Satan More of an accuser than and adversary Makes sure that it’s not- Love God= get stuff Why does God have to accept the wager? Validates selfless love (Covenant) Silence (sitting shive) Greaving Job 1 Theological Issues: o Suffering of the innocent (human pain) o Theodicy-justice of God o Retribution o Limits of Wisdom Wisdom Dialogue o The book of job is in dialogue with the book of Proverbs.  Not contradicting  it, but questioning a simplistic, mechanistic understanding of it. (see  Proverbs 11:5-8) The Prologue (a Narrative Frame with the Epilogue): o 1:1-5 The Introduction to Job Uz -unknown place, east somewhere (east=wisdom) Job -(1) may be deried from Semitic name meaning “where is the divine  Father?”  (2)”hated one, enemy” Piety : Blameless and upright (straightforward) feared God and turned 
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This note was uploaded on 04/15/2008 for the course BIBL 346 taught by Professor Ashlock during the Spring '08 term at Abilene Christian University.

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Job notes - Notes: Job Job Human Pain Theodicy-The justice...

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