Job—The Wisdom Poem and the Conclusion
Lecture no. 11 from the course: Biblical Wisdom Literature
Taught by Professor Joseph Koterski, S.J. | 31 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Philosophy & Religion Courses
Here, encounter a sharp shift in style in the book of Job as the text moves from dramatic dialogue to wisdom poetry. Analyzing this poem and the laments that follow, consider how Job serves as a pattern for spiritual discernment in times of trouble.