Essays Tagged: "Parable of the Prodigal Son"

What is a novel?

complexity, the novel has numerous shifts in time, place, and focus of interest. In the Bible, the parable of the prodigal son explores ideas of forgiveness but does not investigate the characters of ...

(1 pages) 21 0 3.7 Aug/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers


you would always want to be forgiven. The Bible shows great messages to forgiving others. I.e. "The Parable of the Prodigal Son" Is great because the son did all his wrongs and was forgiven in the end ...

(1 pages) 764 0 1.0 Dec/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Compare "Everyday Use" And The "Prodigal Son"

odical Son"� The stories, Everyday Use and The Prodigal Son, comparatively illustrate themes of jealousy and ungratefulness between siblings. From Biblical to present day times siblings have be ... eir elders with material worth.Jealousy is illustrated in both stories. In Everyday Use, the climax of the story is when the grandmother and Dee are making a quilt for Maggie. Dee (Wangaroo) is jealou ...

(2 pages) 21 0 5.0 Jul/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The Parable Of The Prodigal Son

ng tool, especially in cultures where many of the citizens were uneducated. The Bible contains many parables which were used to illustrate the ideas to be taught. One such story, "The Parable of the P ... on, killed the fattest calf, and was merry for his son was lost and found again. The father in this parable represents God. Just as the father accepted his son, God forgives His followers who have sin ...

(1 pages) 20 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Shocking accounts of the Parable of the Prodigal Son

Jenna BradshawReligions 20211/12/14The Parable of the Prodigal Son in Cultural ContextDuring the time of the telling of the Prodigal Son, t ... h what was relatable to Jews and Gentiles who were listening to his preachings. The first of Jesus' parables mentioned in Luke did not present anything out of the ordinary to the Jewish community; how ... of for an earthly father to accept his son after such an act was committed. Yet, the father in the parable accepted his son back after a life of sin, just as the heavenly father accepts his people wh ...

(6 pages) 2 0 0.0 Nov/2014

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity