The Book of Job

  • Good brief introduction to book of Job (from the Britanica Online.)

  • This is the first time we meet Satan in the Bible (the "serpent" of Genesis is never so named); Satan is not very common in the Hebrew Bible (see note to First Chronicles 21.1), and he may not be quite what one expected. Some general information may be had by looking at these reviews of Elaine Pagel's book, The Origin of Satan, in the Economist and The Richmond Review
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