Where I Stand Now

Posted on by David Gelber

This one’s for the family time capsule, to be read by my great grandchildren in the year 2090. You won’t have the slightest interest in the 1980s. That’s understandable; nothing much happened. Ignore the Sunday Times’s souvenir magazine, and all the TV programmes which claim to have reviewed the decade; they will only give you […]

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An Unknown Author Who Put God in His Place

Posted on by David Gelber

‘The patience of Job’ is a popular nineteenth-century concept. I know of no serious or studious reader of Job since, and including, the poet Shelley who ever thought of Job as a patient man. Professor Scheindlin attacks the concept without need. That apart, he has given us a beautiful new translation and a profound commentary […]

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