Newsom on Job Restoring the "Order" of the Moral World: An Answer to the Satan's Challenge

I came across this great quote last night, and I thought I would share it.  Enjoy!

“The satan has uncovered an ideological contradiction in the religious discourse that, when brought to light, threatens to render meaningless the fundamental category of that discourse.  As this proto-Nietzschean figure says in his clever genealogy of piety, “Does Job fear [...]

The Faith Journey of Job

This was too good, not to quote.

“But how can a man put his faith in such a One who is the slayer of all? Faith in Him is not achieved without moral struggle and spiritual agony. The foundation of such a faith has to be laid in utter despair of reliance on any [...]

Book Review: Derek Kidner. An Introduction to Wisdom Literature: The Wisdom of Proverbs, Job, & Ecclesiastes

Derek Kidner. An Introduction to Wisdom Literature: The Wisdom of Proverbs, Job, & Ecclesiastes. Downers Grove, Il.: InterVarsity Press. 1985.

In this book, Derek Kidner provides a popular level introduction to the Wisdom Literature written from an Evangelical perspective. This may be the best introduction written at a popular level that I have [...]