Another Ending to the Book of Job

Lennart Bostrom

Article Type: Article

Publication Date: 8/6/2020

Paired Article (Face to Face): Another Ending to the Book of Job

Issue: Sola Structura: Essays Honoring Mark Throntveit (Vol. 40, No 3, Summer, 2020)

The book of Job is well known for having a very complicated structure, especially the central section, where Job and his friends have long speeches. Usually the speeches of one friend, Elihu, are disregarded—but if the structure of Job is reimagined, these speeches might be more consequential than is commonly thought.

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