This article explores the reading of the Prodigal Son's self-talk though the lenses of a metacognitive-dialogical paradigm.
In the prodigal's parable, the father, the prodigal son, and the older brother, were given voices by the One who knows what occurs in the mind of every person (see Mt.
The Prodigals is a musical with its heart in the right place.
The song and dance sequences in The Prodigals were impressive.
His fall from grace is a nod to music's modern prodigal
son, Pete Doherty.
The Prodigals were the best opportunists I have ever seen, not overbearing but patiently waiting to take advantage of every opportunity that presented itself.
As I reflect upon the Prodigals I can't help but think opportunism is given a bad rap these days.
This was followed by the publication that first established the Reformed Prodigal
label, The Glasse of Government, which Austen identifies as "a rare example of the Dutch Prodigal
Son play" (103).
A passing of the mantle, then, marked this season's opening program when Franklin Gamero as the Prodigal
stepped beyond the paternal threshold of Rouault's set and leapt aloft on the Prokofiev score toward the wild, wild world.
Yet according to that premise, even such feckless or unfilial prodigals as Launcelot, Jessica, Gratiano,(16) and Bassanio must be forgiven, along with the more virtuous Portia and Antonio, while Shylock the Jew, the arrogant pagan Prince of Morocco, and the self-regarding Prince of Arragon may not.
On the contrary, the variety of moral shadings in the different prodigals and self-righteous characters brings into sharp focus the paradoxes of salvation that are inherent in the parable itself.
Ex-military policeman and actor Brendan Riding has been involved with The Prodigals since auditions for the critically-acclaimed original workshop production at the Edinburgh Festival in 2011.
The funeral scene in The Prodigals is based on my own experience of being there for my mates.
tells the story of a regimental father who struggles to balance his love for his two very sons; one has been fighting in Afghanistan, while the other has hit rock bottom after touring with his drug fuelled band.
Sons (Big Sky Films): Filmmaker Kimberly Reed's unflinching documentary, Prodigal
Sons, has won raves everywhere because it's an astonishing look at family dysfunction.