The Book of Job

The Book of Job

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The Book of Job has held a central role in defining the project of modernity from the age of Enlightenment until today. Why has Joba€™s response to disaster become a touchstone for modern reflections on catastrophic events? This volume engages this question and offers new perspectives on the tragic bent of the Book of Job, on its dramatic irony, on Joba€™s position as mourner, and the unique representation of the Joban body in pain.1 Much of the research for the present essay was conducted under the generous auspices of Williams College, where I was fortunate to spend the fall of 2012 as the Croghan Bicentennial Visiting Professor. ... spring of 2014, when I had the great pleasure to serve as Bildner Visiting Professor at the Bildner Center for Jewish Life at Rutgers University. ... 2 See for example Paul Ricoeur, Interpretation Theory: Discourse and the Surplus of Meaning, Texas Christian University Press, Fortanbsp;...

Title:The Book of Job
Author: Leora Batnitzky, Ilana Pardes
Publisher:Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co KG - 2015-01-01

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