Common themes

The Odyssey and The Book of Job


Perseverance is the common theme among the Odyssey and the Book of Job. Odysseus faces multiple trying endeavors on his journey home, but he never loses faith that he will make it home to rejoin his family.


The Book of Job

Perseverance is also key in the book of Job. Job endures terrible hardships while "The Adversary" is testing him. Job never loses his piety in the face of terrible hardship.