Item description for Message of Job: Suffering and Grace (Bible Speaks Today) by David J. Atkinson...
Overview In the Message of Job, David Atkinson shows the power of the book of Job to reach into our human situation, and to engage with our human needs. It offers, he believes, the strong sort of comfort which comes from knowing that someone else has been there before. His book is a pastoral exploration, providing help in the ministry of counseling. David Atkinson is fellow and chaplain of Corpus Christi College, Oxford, and author of a number of books.
Publishers Description Why do people suffer? What is God's role in suffering? How can we help those who suffer? The fact of suffering in the world challenges us with its questions. The book of Job is all about human suffering. Its portrayal of one man's sufferings, the ineffective responses of his friends, and his struggle for faith and understanding mirrors our own experiences in the world. David Atkinson offers a pastoral exploration of Job's story. His compelling exposition shows the power of the book of Job to reach into our human situation and to engage with our human needs. It offers, he believes, the strong comfort which comes from knowing that someone else has been there before. The message of Job is both a comfort to us in our own suffering and a model for our ministry to others in pain.
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Studio: IVP Academic
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.26" Width: 5.47" Height: 0.57" Weight: 0.5 lbs.
Release Date Feb 1, 1992
Publisher IVP-InterVarsity Press
Series Bible Speaks Today
ISBN 083081230X ISBN13 9780830812301
Availability 0 units.
More About David J. Atkinson
Atkinson is assistant curate of The Cathedral Church of St. Andrew, Aberdeen, and former fellow and chaplain of Corpus Christi College in Oxford, England. He is the author of several other books and commentaries.