The book of Job: aesthetics, ethics, hermeneutics

The Book of Job has held a central role in defining the project of modernity from the age of Enlightenment until today. Why has Job’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 be...

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Veröffentlicht in:Perspectives on Jewish texts and contexts
Beteiligte: Batnitzky, Leora Faye 1966- (HerausgeberIn); Pardes, Ilanah 1956- (HerausgeberIn)
Medienart: Elektronisch Buch
Sprache:Englisch
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Veröffentlicht: Berlin Munich Boston De Gruyter [2015]
In:Perspectives on Jewish texts and contexts
Schriftenreihe/Zeitschrift:Perspectives on Jewish texts and contexts volume 1
normierte Schlagwort(-folgen):B Bibel. Ijob / Rezeption / Literatur
B Bibel. Ijob / Hermeneutik / Ethik / Ästhetik
weitere Schlagwörter:B Bible Religion Hermeneutics Aesthetics Bibel Religion Ästhetik Hermeneutik
B Bible. Job Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Zusammenfassung:The Book of Job has held a central role in defining the project of modernity from the age of Enlightenment until today. Why has Job’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 Job’s position as mourner, and the unique representation of the Joban body in pain.
Beschreibung:De Gruyter eBook-Paket Sprachwissenschaft
ISBN:3110338793
Persistent identifiers:DOI: 10.1515/9783110338799