The Book of Job is a portal into an unseen war, a tribute to the glory of God in creation, and a testimony to the fact that people inevitably disappoint each other and that great men are only men after all. This book can be very confusing, with so much wisdom to unpack, and therefore… Continue reading Job, Part 2: James–A Commentary on The Book of Job?
Before Moses or Muhammad, there was a mighty son of the East who lost everything and wanted to appeal in heaven's court with boldness ("like a prince"). Jews, Christians and Muslims honor him. Scholars are puzzled by him. Even in his own lifetime, he was a legend and a riddle. He was truly his brother's… Continue reading Job, Part 1: Dusting Off The Arab Hero of The Bible
Dear Uncle Bud, How are you? Had any visitors lately? How's your new prosthetic working? Yes, the trip was okay and everyone's fine. Flying with El Al afforded fifteen solid hours to get pre-acclimated to the rich sound of spoken Hebrew. The jet was roomy and clean, the staff professional, the food tasty enough. Most… Continue reading A Letter To The Man In Orange