Most biblical scholars and theologians, or at least those that fall within the purview of my knowledge, believe that Job lived after Noah and the great flood, and before Moses. In those days there were no commandments and men and women lived by their own conscience. Then as now, those close to God lived within […]
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The Substance of Hope: The Chains of Pleiades
In the days of Job, God had not yet torn a remnant from the peoples of the world as he would later, beginning with the lineage of Abraham. From Abraham’s descendants the Israelite nation was born. Judaism sprang from God’s covenant with Abraham’s descendants, and the restrictions he placed upon them. Job lived in the […]
The Substance of Hope: How Could God Let This Happen?
Some of you know that I am a person of faith. A Christian. I do not flout this. Nor am I ashamed of it. It is not a secret to this blog, though it is not its subject matter. My faith is personal to me, and my expression of it is as imperfect as my […]