THE PRODIGAL NUN
- The Prodigal's Journey Ideologies of Self and City in the Gothic Cathedral. Guest, Gerald B. // Speculum;Jan2006, Vol. 81 Issue 1, p35
The article examines the popularity of the story of the prodigal son which is found in the Bible which was depicted in a Roman Catholic church in France. It was hypothesized that theologians, poets and artists could relate to the story. The forgiveness that the son receive was directly linked...
- Homecoming. Jannsen, Grace // Whosoever;Sep/Oct98, pN.PAG
Presents the gospel story in Luke which illustrates in parable form the way God sees us as persons of worth whom he wants to welcome home. Definition of home; Way in which the younger son in the story, commonly called the Prodigal Son, spent his wealth given to him by his father; Acceptance of...
- Let them grunt. Marty, Martin E. // Christian Century;1/23/2007, Vol. 124 Issue 2, p47
The author reflects lightheartedly on themes relating to grunting and piggishness. Anecdotes are offered about the author's experience working on railroad cars in his younger days and a "New York Times" article on a weightlifter whose gym membership was revoked for excessive grunting, along with...
- Perspectives. Walsh, Catherine // America;4/4/1998, Vol. 178 Issue 11, p6
Opinion. Presents the author's views on the importance of performing one's Sunday church obligations. Difference between a typical teenager in the 1920's and in the 1990's; Parallelism of the generation difference with that of the Bible story of the Prodigal Son; Benefits that one could get...
- The other brother had a point. Taylor, Barbara Brown // Christianity Today;10/26/98, Vol. 42 Issue 12, p70
Analyzes the Parable of the Prodigal Son from the viewpoint of the older son. Views on the instant forgiveness depicted in the parable; Disadvantages of being an older child; Views on the father's love; Reason Jesus ends the story with the older brother standing outside with the father.
- Lost and found. Kavanaugh, John F. // America;3/18/1995, Vol. 172 Issue 9, p39
Reflects on the parable of the prodigal son according to the gospel of Luke. Focus on the nature of sin and repentance; God's forgiveness of sin; Reward of the sacrifices of the people who followed the teachings of God.
- Confessions of a reformed pouter. // Christian Science Monitor;7/12/2001, Vol. 93 Issue 159, p19
Reflects on pouting, which is described as a combination between a sulk and retaliatory anger, and comments on the Biblical parable of the prodigal son.
- Crossroad and resurrection. Wile, Richard // Christian Century;03/24/99, Vol. 116 Issue 10, p336
Reflects on the feelings and role of the father in the parable of the Prodigal Son. Characteristics of the father in the parable; Contemplation on the fear that keeps people from entering into the joy and festivity of Easter.
- Embracing the sinner. OLSON, CARL // Our Sunday Visitor;3/10/2013, Vol. 101 Issue 45, p26
The author offers an analogy of the parable of the prodigal son to God's love for the wayward.