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The Immaterial Hippopotamus: Rereading the Book of Job on God and Evil, Part 2

Last week I posted the first installment of an essay I wrote on God, suffering and the Book of Job.  In that first post I argued that Job’s contention (accusation?) that God had afflicted Job without cause (Hebrew, hinnam) is basically correct when read against the background of the book’s preface.  To put not too … Continue reading

The Immaterial Hippopotamus: Rereading the Book of Job on God and Evil, Part 1

The other night I had a conversation with some friends about God and suffering: Why does God allow good people to suffer?  I was reminded of a paper that I wrote on the book of Job and I thought I would post it here for anyone who is interested.  You’ll see that I depart pretty … Continue reading

NCSU Graduate Christian Fellowship

Hi! I'm David, the campus minister for InterVarsity's graduate and faculty ministries at NC State and Meredith College. I hope you'll join me as I learn to "practice resurrection" in the City of Oaks, in her universities, and in the wider world. You can contact me at dmwilliams83@gmail.com

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