Date of Award

2017

Document Type

Thesis

Department

Christian Studies

First Advisor

Dr. Doug Nykolaishen

Second Advisor

Dr. Danny Hays

Third Advisor

Dr. Johnny Wink

Abstract

This study aims to determine whether Job, staunchly established as innocent in the prosaic introduction of the book, maintains his blamelessness throughout the lengthy poetic corpus. The speeches of the dominant characters, Job and Yahweh, will be examined in order to determine whether Job is in the end exonerated by Yahweh's poetic words despite the harsh statements made in the man's own speeches.

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