The Book of JOB: Date and Authorship - Dr. John Walton (2 of 30)


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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: 00:21 No Books and Authors 1:37 Hearing Dominant Culture 2:45 Authoritative Voice 4:13 Job as a Book 4:55 Writing in a Hearing Dominant Culture 6:44 Role of Scribes 7:51 Job as a Literary Construct 8:44 Events of Job [early]; Writing of Job [late] 10:58 Job is a non-Israelite but the book is written to Israelites 12:43 Date of Composition 13:12 Job as a Wisdom Book: Enduring Truths 14:43 End." from video introduction.

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