TITLE

Saadiah on Divine Grace and Human Suffering

AUTHOR(S)
Weiss, Roslyn
PUB. DATE
March 2000
SOURCE
Journal of Jewish Thought & Philosophy (Routledge);Mar2000, Vol. 9 Issue 2, p155
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Examines the views of Saadiah ben Joseph Al-Fayyumi on divine grace and human suffering in his book 'Kitabu-l-ta dil' or 'The Book of Theodicy: Translation and Commentary on the Book of Job.' Three purposes of divinely imposed affliction; Reasons for the suffering of the righteous; Possibility of sinless existence; Association of God's grace to His issuance of commandments.
ACCESSION #
4004384

 

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