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Job in Conversation with the Torah

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This chapter pursues the question of what literary and theological function the references to Torah in its shape of Deuteronomy fulfil in the book of Job. As far as the methodology is concerned, the author uses elements of a tradition-historical and redaction-historical approach. In other words, he is guided by the authors of the book of Job and their use of set texts and uncovers the purpose of such a textual reception and allusion to texts from Deuteronomy in each individual context. As such, his approach follows the model of inner-biblical exegesis or exegetical extension (auslegende Fortschreibung) of known texts. In the light of the various forms of intertextual markers, close attention has to be paid to structural intertextuality. To the extent that Deuteronomy can be understood as the heart of the Torah, one can describe the book of Job as a critical discourse on the Torah.

Keywords: book of Job; Deuteronomy; inner-biblical exegesis; Torah

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