Early years[ edit ] MacLeish was born in Glencoe, Illinois. He attended the Hotchkiss School from to He fought at the Second Battle of the Marne. He returned to America in
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The J. Various answers had been offered by many Christian philosophers and many victims of suffering, but there was not a lucid answer that could settle this argument permanently. God uses malicious acts of this world to rise up His own people and remind them that there is an opportunity that they can posses their eternal life. Literature, especially biblical literature has exploited this biblical nature to its fullest in various types of forms, including the play J.
In the play J. Really thanked Him? At first, Sarah fearfully respects God, because she already knows that her prosperity that she has today is going to be taken by God eventually. Pain no meaning? B Sarah is bitter and angry at God, because she does not expect God to take away her loved ones that fast. She even becomes more depressed and hopeless when J. B is still faithful to God at this point. At the end of Scene Eight when Mrs. Sarah is an example of fake piety that is fallen after an astonishing punishment.
Fortunately, J. All sufferings need to be comforted just like a wild fire that needs to be extinguished. Therefore, in the story of Job, the Three Comforters come to Job and comforted him hoping that he would get a better sense.
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