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Piercing Leviathan: God’s Defeat of Evil in the Book of Job (New Studies in Biblical Theology | NSBT)

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Fresh study of a key theological issue in the Old Testament book of Job. Addressing key issues in biblical theology, the works comprising New Studies in Biblical Theology are creative attempts to help Christians better understand their Bibles. The NSBT series is edited by D. A. Carson, aiming to simultaneously instruct and to edify, to interact with current scholarship and to point the way ahead.

Recent years have witnessed a plethora of studies on Job, but none of them is quite like this one. Most make much of God’s apparent refusal to address Job’s questions directly: on this reading, God wants us to trust the One who cast Orion into the heavens, who controls the treasures of the snow, who made the crocodile. God is to be trusted because he is incomparably greater than we are. But Eric Ortlund argues that this interpretation of the book mis-reads too many passages. Probing carefully such features as the double speeches of God, the differences between Job’s first and second responses to God’s speeches, and the meaning of Leviathan, he argues persuasively that the Book of Job is not as open-ended as many have thought, but offers a firm foundation for Job’s ultimate response.

D. A. Carson, Research Professor of New Testament, Trinity Evangelical Divinity School, USA

  • Title: Piercing Leviathan: God’s Defeat of Evil in the Book of Job
  • Author: Eric Nels Ortlund
  • Series: New Studies in Biblical Theology
  • Publisher: IVP UK
  • Print Publication Date: 2021
  • Pages: 248
  • Language: English
  • Resources: 1
  • Format: Digital › Logos Research Edition
  • Resource ID: LLS:PIERCINGLEVIATHAN
  • Resource Type: text.monograph.biblical-theology
  • Metadata Last Updated: 2021-01-11T16:18:14Z

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