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From the March 1919 issue of The Christian Science Journal

INDEPENDENT of its poetic and dramatic interest, the book of Job is one of the most remarkable in the Old Testament. According to the narrative, the patriarch from whom the book derives its title is plunged from the pinnacle of apparent material prosperity to the seeming depths of woe and desolation, from which he raises his anguished voice, like many in the present day, to ask the reason why.