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Stephen Mitchell's many books include the bestselling Tao Te Ching, Gilgamesh, and The Second Book of the Tao, as well as The Selected Poetry of Rainer Maria Rilke, The Gospel According to Jesus, Bhagavad Gita, The Book of Job, and Meetings with the Archangel.
This has distorted the original intent of the author(s) of the Book.
While Mitchell's own translation of the Book of Job is the central text of this book, I find the author's commentary to be of greatest value.
I had searched for the book a long time before I found it so I was very pleased that I was able to read this very fine work.
For me, Stephen Mitchell is very skilled with his "translations".Published 1 month ago by Spring406
A wonderful rewrite of this grand story! As a Bible teacher for over 35 years, I should act shocked by the changes, omissions, and emendations but Mr. Read morePublished 3 months ago by KT
If you want to understand the context and message of the Book of Job, this is the single finest
translation from the Hebrew into English.
Mitchell has a mind that brings new insight to a very complicated story. I had searched for the book a long time before I found it so I was very pleased that I was able to read... Read morePublished 10 months ago by Vicky Ogle Reinhart
I get the impression the author is more of a seeker than a believer. Consider this a challenge to believers to read this book, especially every word of the introduction. Read morePublished 11 months ago by Elizabeth Hypes
I read this book for my Philosophy of Religion course in College. It has the whole Book of Job text, along with some commentary and insight by the author. I recommend it!Published 11 months ago by Mpr90