Job and Its Modern Interpreters


Program Masters
Field of Study Bible
Class# B-431

A study of the book of Job in the context of its biblical world, and an examination of responses to Job by contemporary writers, such as Archibald MacLeish, William Safire, Gustavo Gutiérrez, Bill McKibben, and Harold Kushner. The problem of evil and suffering in the Bible and in Jewish and Christian traditions is the course’s focus.