The story of Jonah expertly told by a child

The story of Jonah expertly told by a child

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Awesome!!!

Very cute!

It misses some of the critical subtleties that adults need to know about the story, but, at a child’s level… it hits the mark!

Move over Orson Welles. There’s a new “Fr. Mapple” in town.

In Moby Dick, Herman Melville expands the story of Jonah’s 4 chapters of ~ 1,250 words into a 3,500+ word sermon that rivets me still. Laced with colorful nautical language, Melville’s insights still ring true today.

https://www.bartleby.com/91/9.html
“In this world, shipmates, sin that pays its way can travel freely, and without a passport; whereas Virtue, if a pauper, is stopped at all frontiers.”

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Thanks for that! I read that book three times. Its one of my favorites. Subtle scriptural allusions permeate that whole novel.

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