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Bibil Identifier bibil:202074
Publication Type Journal article
Title (English, Long) The Job of Judaism and the Job of Kant
Author Mittleman, Alan
Journal Harvard Theological Review (Volume: 102, Issue: 1)
Year (Publication) 2009
Year (Original (1st Edition)) 2009
Year (Copyright) 2009
Year (Reference) 2009
Year (Second publication) 2009
Language English
Pages 25-50 Pages
Genre Original
Abstract The presents its chief protagonist in two discrepant ways: Job the patient and Job the rebel. Ancient Jewish interpretations of Job praise Job the patient and condemn, or at least do not praise, Job the rebel. Modern Jewish interpretations, by contrast, praise Job the rebel and scant the patient, pious Job of the frame story. Job the rebel becomes a model of sincerity or authenticity, a chief value of modernity. Job the patient and pious sufferer so celebrated by antiquity is at best an ambivalent figure.
DOI 10.1017/S0017816009000029
Keywords Thesaurus BiBIL : Books of the Old Testament : Writings : Job
Thesaurus BiBIL : Milieu : Ancient Judaism : Comprehensive Studies : Jewish Exegesis
Thesaurus BiBIL : Old Testament (Introduction) : Theology : Themes : Theodicy
Thesaurus BiBIL : Bible (as a whole) : History of Interpretation and Reception : Important Persons : 18th century : Kant, Immanuel
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