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Message 75 of 140 (578127)
08-31-2010 8:15 PM
Reply to: Message 1 by Straggler
10-09-2009 8:30 PM

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One interpretation of the Job story is that it was original meant as a parody. I havent read the book but have read a couple reviews. I think it is an interesting take on the issue.
"Zuckerman argues that the book of Job was intended as a parody protesting the stereotype of the traditional righteous sufferer as patient and silent."
Job the Silent
A Study in Historical Counterpoint
Bruce Zuckerman

At least now I know how to format a post and use quote boxes. As I remember it took me while to get the hang of that. I am not sure if I have changed at all. I don't seem to get into fights with creos that gets me suspended anymore. So maybe as I close in on 50, I am mellowing a little.

Facts don't lie or have an agenda. Facts are just facts

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