The Trial of Job: Orthodox Christian Reflections on the Book of Job

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Conciliar Press, 2005 - Religion - 107 pages
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"The book of Job always constituted essential and formative reading about the ways of the soul. This has always been the conviction of the spiritual classics through the centuries. Yet, for some reason, the figure of Job is elusive to us-possibly because by seems so comfortably distant; or perhaps because he seems so frightfully close. What Fr. Patrick Reardon achieves with this book is to render Job comprehensible, tangible and accessible. Ultimately, all of us identify with one or another aspect of Job's life. As life inevitably informs and as this book intuitively confirms, one cannot sing Psalms without having read Job." - Fr. John Chryssavgis

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About the author (2005)

Patrick Henry Reardon is the author of Christ in the Psalms (Conciliar Press 2000), Christ in His Saints (Conciliar Press 2004). He is pastor of All Saints' Orthodox Church in Chicago, Illinois, and a senior editor of Touchstone Magazine.He has written more than 500 articles, editorials, and reviews, published in Books and Culture, Touchstone, and more.

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