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Ideas of Anon (Job), by Text

[Israelite, fl. 535 BCE, Author of Job, during or just after the Exile.]

535BCE 18: Book of Job
p.143 There is no hereafter in the Book of Job
     Full Idea: The entire Book of Job is concerned with faith and suffering and inequality in a life where there is no hereafter (all the rewards promised to the Jews by their God are worldly).
     From: report of Anon (Job) (18: Book of Job [c.535 BCE]) by Peter Watson - Ideas Ch.5
     A reaction: It is extraordinary how such ideas can creep into the great religions, and then become taken for granted, as if no one had ever doubted them.