Il Libro di Giobbe
Publish date: May 1st 1991
Pages no: 154
Edition language: Italian
This is a very readable translation of The Book of Job. However, the reader should be aware that Stephen Mitchell omits the hymn in praise of wisdom and the speech of the young man Elihu. Elihu is the fourth friend of Job's who speaks following the three cycles of speeches by the "Three Comforters...
Scheindlin's helpful introduction attributes coherence and unity to Job in its final form. His keeping all of the traditional contents within the book is the main reason I was attracted to this contemporary version. Reviewers have said this translation is more direct, comtemporary, and forceful tha...
Recently filmed by Terrence Malick - it's a non-literal and quite stunning take on the story. Check it out if you're even vaguely interested in religion.
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