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The Book of Job: The Challenge, Judgment (דין) and Compassion (רחמים)



The Book of Job: The Challenge, Judgment (דין) and Compassion (רחמים)

"The Book of Job Challenges Reward and Punishment Theological Certainty Rabbi Yannai said, it is not in our power to explain neither the tranquility of the wicked nor the suffering of the righteous. Judgment (דין) and compassion (רחמים) are two pillar values of the Hebrew Bible (and the Jewish tradition) Luke 13: Now there were some present at that time who told Jesus about the Galileans whose blood Pilate had mixed with their sacrifices. Jesus answered, “Do you think that these Galileans were worse sinners than all the other Galileans because they suffered this way? I tell you, no! But unless you repent, you too will all perish. Or those eighteen who died when the tower in Siloam fell on them—do you think they were more guilty than all the others living in Jerusalem? I tell you, no! Mathew 5: "For he makes his sun rise on the evil and on the good, and sends rain on the just and on the unjust." John 9 Now as Jesus was passing by, He saw a man blind from birth, and His disciples asked Him, “Rabbi, who sinned, this man or his parents, that he was born blind?” Jesus answered, “Neither this man nor his parents sinned, but this happened so that the works of God would be displayed in him. A More Complex View of God’s Justice https://www.myjewishlearning.com/arti..." from video introduction




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