When I was a kid, I read the Picture Bible. I think it really drove home how implausible much of that stuff is. Like the story about the kid fooling his blind grandpa (or whomever -- great uncle?) about his identity by putting hairy goatskin on his arm. The old man is like "lemme feel thy arm, that I may be sure of thy bona fides. Hm. Yep! Thou always felt like a goat!" And the picture has some furry brown animal hide tied to the kid's arm with string. Huh?
It's an analogy! Except of course when a wise elders decides its not.My only true encounter with the bible was as a small child too, and my great-grandma gave me a bible picture book. Some cool pictures, but the picture of the green, lizard winged devil kinda scared me.Thankfully, I soon discovered Spiderman, and knew Spidey could handle it.
Green and winged, you say? That definitely sounds like the Vulture was up to his near-prehistoric old tricks.
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