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The Art of Doubting

A Jewish Perspective

Danny Rich

at three Hebrew biblical texts: the Book of Job, a psalm and Genesis 32:22–33, Jacob's struggle with a being. The Book of Job is found in the third section – the Ketuvim or Writings – of the Hebrew Scriptures. It is a dramatic legend in prose and

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Robyn Ashworth-Steen

motivated by love for God and not for reward or punishment. 25 To help elucidate his theory Maimonides comments upon the Book of Job. 26 He sees Job as a simple believer by pointing out, surprisingly, that whilst Job is described as righteous he is ‘not

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Anan D’Sageinan B’Shleimuta

A Theology of LGBTQ Integrity, Integration and Rabbinic Leadership

Shulamit Ambalu

integrity, I would suggest that the text that speaks most to this reality is the Book of Job. 2 The Book of Job seems to be an exploration of the theme of human suffering. Job, a righteous and blameless man, is wealthy and secure. In a plot that seems

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Anthony Rudolf

Rosenzweig by the former Chief Rabbi Jonathan Sacks when Sacks was still a lecturer at Jews’ College. I remember publishing in the magazine 2 George Oppen’s long poem ‘The Book of Job and a Draft of a Poem to Praise the Paths of the Living’. Oppen was a

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Richard H. Weisberg

In the ninth chapter of the biblical book of Job, verse 33, the title hero yearns for a mokhiah̩ , a third person to stand between him and God. He does not intend to go anywhere in this ongoing battle. His arguments are heard, but at this nadir of

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Cary J. Nederman

surprising there are not more studies of medieval conceptions of tyranny by specialist scholars, except in the case of John of Salisbury. 16 Gregory the Great, Moralia in Job [Moral considerations on the Book of Job], ed. M. Adriaen (Turnhout: Brepols