by Alycia Smith-Howard Timmis
from Modern Believing Vol 58:2 - April 2017

Abstract:

Shakespeare allows us to connect with God as divine Poet and the Son as his imagination bodied forth as mercy in action. A sustained comparison of Prospero in The Tempest with Joseph in Genesis reveals the gospel of Shakespeare as one of sharing in God’s merciful and forgiving nature.

Keywords:

SHAKESPEARE, MERCY, PROSPERO, JOSEPH, GENESIS


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