Job, the Cross and the Question of Suffering

July 8, 2015 - July 9, 2015
Offered by Luther Seminary
St. Paul MN


July 8-9, 2015      Job, the Cross and the Question of Suffering

Congregational Care

This course will enhance participant’s pastoral care skills by using the book of Job as a lens through which to view loss and pastoral responses to loss. Team-taught by a biblical scholar and pastoral care practitioner and teacher, this course will explore biblical, theological and pastoral responses to suffering, loss and grief. What can we say about God, the world and human beings in the face of inexplicable suffering? How can we walk alongside those in grief in a way the leads them back to life? Participants are asked to read the whole book of Job before the first day of class.



Tuition: $195

Contact Hours: 6

Class Times: 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Seminar Leaders:

  • Kathryn Schifferdecker, Associate Professor of Old Testament, Luther Seminary
  • Carla Dahl, Professor of Formation, Assistant Director for Leader Development, Bethel University


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