The problem of suffering in the Old Testament
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LIBRARYTHE OF THEUNIVERSITY CALIFORNIAOF PRESENTED BY PROF.CHARLESA.KOFOIDAND MRS.PRUDENCE W.KOFOID innf ^tti!mn0 tfotanunt BY S. M.A.ARTHUR PEAKE, Biblical in the Manchester ;Professor of Exegesis University of Tutor in the Primitive Methodist and Lecturer in LancashiretCollege Sometime Fellow Merton;Independent College of College, and Lecturer in Mansfield College, Oxford. motc'est le de du monde :Dieu, 1'^nigme dec'est le mot de Dieu.Jesus-Christ, 1'enigme RAYMOND BRUCKER. Xonbon : ROBERT AND ALDERSGATE E.G.BRYANT, 48, 49 ST.,50 C. H. 2 CASTLE CITY E.G.KELLY, STREET, ROAD, 1904 DEDICATED TO Jfrienfc anfc Heacber, THE REV. A. M. FAIRBAIRN, D.D., LL.D., D.LITT., PRINCIPAL OF MANSFIELD COLLEGE, OXFORD, IN AND GRATITUDE.LOYE, REVERENCE, // PREFACE. deliver theI the invitation toaccepted I Problem ofWHEN selected TheLecture,Hartley in the Old Testament asSuffering my subject, be all who read thefor reasons that will toplain I one oflast of this book. am many,chapter only the mostfor whom the of constitutesproblem pain a to ourto Theism, adequatepowerful objection I am well aware that to some I shallneeds.deepest with the of theseem to doubtdrug my anodyne Yet I shall be more than content if byGospel. I some to whom thesouls,my witness-bearing help is a to itworld's escape beyondmisery nightmare, into untroubled peace. I am conscious how far the book is fromtooonly what I had wished to make it.

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LIBRARYTHE
OF
THEUNIVERSITY
CALIFORNIAOF
PRESENTED BY
PROF.CHARLESA.KOFOIDAND
MRS.PRUDENCE W.KOFOIDinnf ^tti!mn0
tfotanunt
BY
S. M.A.ARTHUR PEAKE,
Biblical in the Manchester ;Professor of Exegesis University of
Tutor in the Primitive Methodist and Lecturer in LancashiretCollege
Sometime Fellow Merton;Independent College of College,
and Lecturer in Mansfield College, Oxford.
motc'est le de du monde :Dieu, 1'^nigme
dec'est le mot de Dieu.Jesus-Christ, 1'enigme
RAYMOND BRUCKER.
Xonbon :
ROBERT AND ALDERSGATE E.G.BRYANT, 48, 49 ST.,50
C. H. 2 CASTLE CITY E.G.KELLY, STREET, ROAD,
1904DEDICATED TO
Jfrienfc anfc Heacber,
THE REV. A. M. FAIRBAIRN, D.D., LL.D., D.LITT.,
PRINCIPAL OF MANSFIELD COLLEGE, OXFORD,
IN AND GRATITUDE.LOYE, REVERENCE,//
PREFACE.
deliver theI the invitation toaccepted
I Problem ofWHEN selected TheLecture,Hartley
in the Old Testament asSuffering my subject,
be all who read thefor reasons that will toplain
I one oflast of this book. am many,chapter only
the mostfor whom the of constitutesproblem pain
a to ourto Theism, adequatepowerful objection
I am well aware that to some I shallneeds.deepest
with the of theseem to doubtdrug my anodyne
Yet I shall be more than content if byGospel.
I some to whom thesouls,my witness-bearing help
is a to itworld's escape beyondmisery nightmare,
into untroubled peace.
I am conscious how far the book is fromtooonly
what I had wished to make it. A serious operation,
in has dislocated all andwork,November, 1902, my
the addition of new claims and duties to an already
crowded life has made some ofmy plans impracticable.
dis-I had intended to a full of thegive summary
for the lastcussions in and thatelsewhere,Germany
of thethirteen have about theyears raged figure
aServant ofYahweh to critical ;; compile bibliography
on to deal muchto
;complete rny commentary Job
the treated in themore with subjectsthoroughly
But half the book had to be written inlast chapter.
a with and Review Committeesmonth, work,College
and most of time andabsorbing my strength.Meetings,
I that I have said the essentialtrust, however, things,vi preface,
Iand have read had leisure beenmore,though might
I thinkdo not the views I have formedme,granted
would have substantial modification.undergone any
I owe some to oldPerhaps explanation my pupils
of the in views with reference to thechange my
Servant of Yahweh. I have never inwavered my
belief that the Servant should be identified with Israel,
and have not suffered to be fascinatedmyself by
Duhm's for an individual identification.powerful plea
But in common with several the view thatscholars,
the Servant is the historical Israel seemed to me
to fatal so I adhesionexposed objections, gave my
to the that the Servant is the ideal astheory Israel,
it has been expounded, among others, especially by
Professor Skinner in his valuable oncommentary
Isaiah 66 in the Bible. But I was40 Cambridge
all the while conscious of its andacutely difficulties,
held it for want of a better. The most naturalonly
view seemed to be that the historical Israel was
intended and I was to movethroughout, fully prepared
to this more consistent if the to itposition, objections
is Giesebrechtcould be taken out of the It toway.
of theseabove all that I owe the removal difficulties,
I have also to mentionin this connexionthough
Budde and Marti.
of Habakkuk cost me aThe critical greatproblems
which led to andeal of result.trouble, unexpected
I that a solutionhave for several mightyears hoped
if not in the form atbe Budde,reached, proposed by
hashis lines. Butrate repeated studyany along
Budde'sme to the conclusion that neitherdriven
nor those ofG. A. orPeiser,solution, Smith, Betteridge
withare and I had totenable, perforce accept,really

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