Great Figures of the Bible: The Story of Job (1999)

Genres - Language & Literature, Spirituality & Philosophy  |   Sub-Genres - Biography, Religions & Belief Systems  |   Run Time - 60 min.  |  
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Elie Wiesel is a Holocaust survivor, professor at Boston University, and a Nobel Laureate who's written over 40 books. He brings his unique talents and understanding of the world to this series based on important stories found in the Old Testament of the Bible. This particular volume examines Job's struggle to understand God after he loses his health, wealth, and family. Wiesel discusses why Job's story can be an inspiration to all who are suffering, and why Job's friends behaved so cruelly. This six-part series features artwork from 50 of the world's most impressive museums.

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art, Bible, hero, legend [fable], museum, patience, re-enactment, sacrifice, story, suffering