I read this while afflicted with depressive illness. I have always found it my encouragement to look for my good portion in the life to come since my earthly portion has been very blighted for many a year now. To the Christian this makes good sense.
Wide- ranging but at the expense of depth. Much of the book is a philosophical treatise which I had to wade through to get at the more insightful sections on the moulding influence of the Scripture on mankind.