I’ve decided to devote a few posts to the book of Job. I’ll separate out the two authors and their accounts, and in this post talk about the prose narrative that begins and ends the book – that originally was just one story, without all the intervening materials (chs. 3-39) present in them.
The book begins by describing Job, who is not, as it turns out, an Israelite. He comes from the land of Uz , which appears to ...Continue Reading →