Marilynne Robinson, author of Gilead writes about the influence that the Bible has had on Western literature. The Bible asks questions, raises issues, and proposes truths about ultimate destinies that culture has engaged with in various ways. To be unaware of that link is to only hear half a conversation. “The Bible is the model …

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Mockingbird features a short story by Rudyard Kipling based on the account of Paul’s shipwreck experience recounted in Acts chapters 27-28 and prefaced with 1 Corinthians 15:32 ‘If after the manner of men I have fought with beasts.’ The post at Mockingbird also features a link to a brief background article to the story posted …

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