The Old Testament story of Job has always been unsettling.
A good guy gets caught in a cosmic battle between God and Satan. He undergoes a test of loyalty and he passes--but only after losing everything. What kind of God would do that?
Now, an award-winning Christian book, The Joy of Job, An Investigator's Perspective on the Most Righteous Man on Earth, makes unexpected sense of the ancient mystery. Drawing on more than 350 Biblical Scriptures, it builds a remarkable case for re-interpreting what has been a disturbing story for generations. Surprisingly, Job's journey emerges as one of the greatest stories of repentance and restoration ever told.
Scripturally based, a
of the ancient mystery--and one that Bible scholars and readers say makes
“The Joy of Job makes a remarkable contribution to Biblical studies, theology, and pastoral care . . . compelling logic and convincing Biblical exegesis . . . Job makes sense to me in a way it never did before.”
“A clarion call to consider Job in a new way.”
“Engage the argument. You’ll be blessed with a new grasp of the gospel!”
“A brilliant study . . . "
"A unique, captivating perspective on the story of Job. A must read."
The Rev. Dr. Gerrit Haagsma, BA,BD, Dmin.
"A Spirit-filled revelation . . . Eye-opening and encouraging."
“. . . full of profound, moral meaning."
"Logical and transformative."
"Masterful investigative analysis"
"Startling and insightful."
"Throughout the book, the nature of our very compassionate, loving, just, and forgiving God shines."
"Reveals powerful truths that have been obscured by centuries of passive reading of the Book of Job . . . inevitably leaves one in a state of honest self-examination."
"A serious and provocative theory . . . refreshing, to say the least, and encourages deep introspection of ourselves."
"A brilliant reading . . . Eminently applicable to contemporary times."
"You won't be the same . . . this book is revolutionary."
“Perceptive and fascinating."