The Book of Job: (23 of 30) Epilogue (Job 42) Dr. John Walton


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"Biblical eLearning (http://biblicalelearning.org) presents: Dr. John Walton (Ph.D. Hebrew Union College) has taught for many years at Wheaton College after twenty years on the faculty of Moody Bible Institute. He has published major commentaries on Genesis and Job in the NIVAC series. His Old Testament textbook, A Survey of the Old Testament, is used in colleges across the country. He has also shaped the thinking of Christians in the area of ancient Near Eastern backgrounds in his IVP Background Commentary and the Zondervan Illustrated Bible Backgrounds Commentary and more recently his books: Lost World of Scripture (IVP), Genesis 1 as Ancient Cosmology (Eisenbrauns), Ancient Near Eastern Thought and the Old Testament (Baker) and many others. I invite you to click on the "CC" [Closed Captioning] to turn on/off the Closed Captioning option. Outline: 00:23 Introduction to the Epilogue 2:04 Translation issue: "Truth to me as…" not "about me" 3:18 Divine Approval not for the Dialogues but for the Epilogue Statements 5:17 Rhetorical Strategy of the Epilogue: Not reinstatement of the Retribution Principle 8:22 Prosperity as a Gift 9:08 Restoration of Job's Prosperity and the Triangle: Wisdom not Justice 14:39 End" from video introduction.

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