February 18, 2021
Presenter: Franklin T. Harkins
The biblical account of the suffering of Job is a story of profound theological, philosophical, and existential significance that has captivated readers for centuries and produced a wide range of interpretations. This lecture from Dr. Franklin Harkins considers how medieval theologians like Albert the Great and Thomas Aquinas read Job and understood his suffering in ways that differ markedly from standard modern approaches, particularly that of the problem of evil..
Sponsored by the STM.
Franklin T. Harkins, associate professor of historical theology, professor ordinarius