Tag Archives: fable

The Bible as Allegory

Noah (2014) Who doesn’t like a good story? In the ancient past, knowledge was passed down through the generations by telling stories. Oral history was later written down. Just as luck would have it (?) we watched Noah last night. … Continue reading

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Show Me The Way to Go Home

The Way: Using the Wisdom of Kabbalah (2001) “There was once a great scholar named Rabbi Naftali Zvi Yehuda Berlin, who had become known as the Netziv. He had many students and he had written dozens of books. One day … Continue reading

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How Humanity Came to Be

Nothing in this book is true, but it’s exactly how things are. I can’t believe that I haven’t quoted from this book before. I found it in the late 1990’s and aside from its jokey title, there is nothing funny … Continue reading

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A Pawn Piece (Upon Peace)

A Pawn Piece   Today I talked with the cars, And they told me they’re tired of refilling; They wished they could stop all their killing And park in a peaceful garage. The birds, then, twittered a bit And spoke … Continue reading

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