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The Book of Job: God in the Book of Job (26 of 30) Dr. John Walton

Updated: Aug 17, 2023

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The Book of Job: God in the Book of Job (26 of 30) Dr. John Walton

"Biblical eLearning ( 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: 00:22 Introduction: God's Questionable Behavior? 2:06 What the Book Reveals about God 3:14 Revisiting the Initial Questions about God 7:08 Job as a Play 8:08 Extreme Characterization: God as Irreducible 12:17 Job Parallels with Jesus' Parables 15:12 Message about God in the Book of Job 16:21 End" from video introduction.

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