TITLE

THE PRODIGAL SON PARABLE AND MACLEAN'S A RIVER RUNS THROUGH IT

AUTHOR(S)
Dooley, Patrick K.
PUB. DATE
December 2005
SOURCE
Renascence;Winter2005, Vol. 58 Issue 2, p164
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Literary Criticism
ABSTRACT
The article offers a literary criticism which explores the use of the prodigal son parable in the book "A River Runs Through It," by Norman Maclean. Topics include the story's examination of father-son relationships, Jesus Christ in the Gospel of Luke and his behavior toward reckless sons, as well as the role of grace in the novel.
ACCESSION #
19952308

 

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