Tag Archives: Prodigal Son

The Bible as Invitation

I continue to read the Bible on a regular basis. Some ask me “Why?” Hard question. I don’t feel obliged. Some parts of the Bible are crushingly boring (Do I really want to know about the dimensions of the Temple?) … Continue reading

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On Parables

Most of the world’s religious traditions rely upon teaching tales to communicate universal truths. Those tales are rarely viewed as factual occurences but rather as stories intended to make people think. Native American traditional stories of Coyote and other Trickster … Continue reading

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On the Prodigal Son’s Brother

Most of us who have led a somewhat checkered past relate to the story of the Prodigal Son. This is the well-off young man who decides to go out and live the fast life. So he asks for his inheritance, … Continue reading

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