`The range of his reading is wide, and the detail sometimes
stimulating. His discussion of Clarissa is especially notable.'
The Times Higher Education Supplement
`This study will not surprise specialists in 18th-century British literature, but it will be a revelation to most everyone else.'
Old Testament Abstracts, Vol. 19, 1996
`a work of many-sided erudition ... The author provides a devastating critique of the theodicy of Job's comforters and their eighteenth-century counterparts.'
John A. Newton, The Expository Times