Tag Archives: Job

Still Waning

These days I was thinking, among other things, of German Orientalist Navid Kermani’s ‘Terror of God’, his moving and stunning PhD thesis of 2005. Besides Biblical (and Qur’anic) Job, German poet Heinrich Heine and many other sufferers (not least members … Continue reading

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Almost a Revelation

The Book of Job in the Jewish Tanakh (and adopted in the Christian Old Testament) is a difficult one. It may reveal a lot about the character of God and it’s perception in the two monotheistic religions, Judaism and Christianity. … Continue reading

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