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The Book of Job: Role of Wife and Friends - Dr. John Walton (12 of 30)

Updated: Aug 18, 2023

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The Book of Job: Role of Wife and Friends - Dr. John Walton (12 of 30)

"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: 00:23 Introduction 00:42 Friends as Having Individual Roles 2:55 The Friend's Role as a Group 4:30 Friends as the Challenger's Representatives 7:28 Misconceptions about the Friends 9:03 The Role of Job's Wife 9:56 Wife as Quick Solution for the Challenger 10:26 Friends and Wife Pushing in Tandem 13:37 Friends and Wife Unwitting Agents of the Challenger 14:37 End" from video introduction.

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