Robert Gordis on Job

The poet’s ultimate message is clear: Not only Ignoramus, “we do not know,” but Ignorabimus, “we may never know.” But the poet goes further. He calls upon us Gaudeamus, “let us rejoice,” in the beauty of the world, though its pattern is only partially revealed to us. It is enough to know that the dark mystery encloses and in part discloses a bright and shining miracle
Robert Gordis, The Book of God and Man, 134


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