Posts filed under: The Book of Job

The Daughters’ Inheritance

The three daughters had a remarkable life. Their family’s prosperity and privilege granted the daughters a certain level of freedom and opportunity, which allowed them to visit the homes of...

Re-Visioning the Narrative, Letting Her Story be Told

She utters only one line in the entire book. She remains unnamed and is simply referred to as “his wife”.[i] Yet, despite the fact Job’s wife is marginalized in the...

Why does a Good God Allow Good People to Suffer?

I have been intrigued with why a good God allows good people to suffer. So recently I chose to study the Book of Job as one of my required Old...

beautiful, inexplicable, unconventional Creation

He challenged Job and his companions, “Where were you when I laid the earth’s foundation? Who marked off its dimensions? Surely you know!” (Job 38:) And as He speaks out...