Item description for Job (Interpretation Bible Studies) by David C. Hester...
Overview In this study, noted Old Testament scholar and Christian educator David Hester focuses on the difficult questions raised in Job: where is God in the worst moments of our emptiness? What are we to do when experience casts doubt on what we have always believed? Where in the world is justice? The author brings to this writing his own experience of suffering. His touching honesty provides a moving connection between the ancient text and the world of today, inviting us to join in Job's search for hope and healing. Interpretation Bible Studies (IBS) offers solid biblical content in a creative study format. Forged in the tradition of the celebrated Interpretation commentary series, IBS makes the same depth of biblical insight available in a dynamic, flexible, and user-friendly resource. Designed for adults and older youth, IBS can be used in small groups, in church school classes, in large group presentations, or in personal study.
Publishers Description Interpretation Bible Studies (IBS) offers solid biblical content in a creative study format. Forged in the tradition of the celebrated Interpretation commentary series, IBS makes the same depth of biblical insight available in a dynamic, flexible, and user-friendly resource. Designed for adults and older youth, Interpretation Bible Studies can be used in small groups, in church school classes, in large group presentations, or in personal study. Each volume focuses on ten key passages from a book of the Bible, and can serve as the basis for a ten-session study or be easily modified for shorter or longer schedules. Featuring maps, illustrations, definitions of key terms, interesting biblical facts and features, questions for reflection or discussion, as well as leaders' suggestions for group use, IBS combines a great heritage of scholarship with a fresh approach to biblical study. The book of Job is a powerful story of deep faith in tragic times. In a larger sense, it is the story of each of us who ever tried to make sense of apparently senseless suffering. In this study, noted Old Testament scholar and Christian educator David Hester focuses on the difficult questions ra
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Studio: Westminster John Knox Press
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.8" Width: 5.9" Height: 0.3" Weight: 0.4 lbs.
Release Date Jul 1, 2005
Publisher PRESBYTERIAN PUBLISHING #86
Edition Student/Stdy Gde
Series Interpretation Bible Studies
ISBN 0664226337 ISBN13 9780664226336
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More About David C. Hester
David C. Hester is Dean of the Seminary, Vice President for Academic Affairs, and Harris Ray Anderson Professor of Ministry at Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary in Louisville, Kentucky. He is an ordained minister of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) with pastoral experience in rural churches in Maine and North Carolina.
David C. Hester currently resides in Louisville, in the state of Kentucky. David C. Hester was born in 1944.
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Reviews - What do customers think about Job (Interpretation Bible Studies)?
Good devotions! Mar 17, 2009
I purchased this book to do a more extensive study on with my homeschooled daughter. She could not do this as a freshman in high school on her own. This is an adult bible study for in church or a home group study. Very well done! Gives great insight!