It's possible that the few weaknesses in Kingsolver's novel were apparent only because I began reading Prodigal
Summer on the heels of finishing Wendell Berry's Jayber Crow.
The opening scene of The Merchant of Venice, in which Bassanio requests Antonio's help, echoes the reconciliation of prodigal
For Proehl, the prodigal
initiates a rupture, especially in the family, and embarks on a journey of whisky, womanizing, and waste, after which he will either reform and return, or continue on a downward spiral to damnation.
The paradox of the Prodigal
Son - that the sin is a necessary prelude to the forgiveness - echoes the theme of the "fortunate fall."(3) The parable presents generosity and mercy as the central attributes of Christianity, and it rejects the elder brother's narrow focus on desert and obedience to his father's commandments.
Truly, [General McCaffrey's] son was now the prodigal
soldier." American soldiers, scorned by American intellectuals and rejected by popular culture in much of the post-Vietnam era, continue to be asked to surrender their lives in enterprises both wise and foolhardy.
Like the prodigal
son, he removes himself from the family, first spiritually then physically.
The first sentence of Prodigal
Son reads, "By my count, this is at least the fifth book written by a New York City Ballet dancer about George Balanchine." Villella's autobiography, his life story, is about George Balanchine?
Among his best - known plays are El hijo prodigo (1918), a thoughtful treatment of the story of the Prodigal
Son; two plays dealing with the theme of an aging Don Juan, Don Juan de Carillana (1913) and El burlador que no se burla (1930); and El senor de Pigmalion (1923), a serious " tragi - comic farce " in which life - like puppets reveal the egocentrism and fallibility of human nature.
"Messy Journey: How Grace and Truth Offer the Prodigal
a Way Home" was written by licensed parent and family educator Lori Wildenberg specifically for parents walking the difficult road with a wayward child.
15, 1-32), Jesus tells us the parable of the Prodigal
The are the online on The story behind The Prodigals
was inspired by two very different books - The Return of the Prodigal
by Dutch catholic priest Henri J.M.
FEW STORIES ARE AS COMPELLING as the parable of the prodigal
son (and the forgiving father).
The triple bill featured Balanchine's Prodigal
Son, Nijinsky's Rite of Spring, and, in its world premiere, artistic director Jean-Christophe Maillot's very contemporary version of Fokine's Scheherazade.
God: Recovering the Heart of the Christian Faith
GOD: RECOVERING THE HEART OF THE CHRISTIAN FAITH (9780143143802, $24.95) takes an intellectual approach to discussions on Christianity, using Jesus' parable of God's prodigal
grace to discuss a new way of thinking about faith and Christianity.