Date of Award


Document Type



Christian Studies

First Reader

Dr. Doug Nykolaishen

Second Reader

Dr. Danny Hays

Third Reader

Dr. Johnny Wink


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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