If God’s response to Job in chapter 38 were meant only to shut Job up, seven verses would be sufficient. But God is only getting started here, and the exuberance of the rhetoric insists that vastly more is at stake.
Season after Pentecost | 29th Sunday in Ordinary Time (Year B)
Isaiah 53:4-12 (Psalm 91:9-16); Hebrews 5:1-10; Mark 10:35-45 | Semi-continuous first reading: Job 38:1-7, (34-41) (Psalm 104:1-9, 24, 35c)
For there to be a heresy about the cross, there would have to be an orthodoxy about it. Michael Gorman argues that contentions over how Jesus saves lead to an inadequate grasp of what the Passion means and does.
reviewed by S. Mark Heim March 10, 2015