by Alycia Smith-Howard Timmis
from Modern Believing Vol 58:2 - April 2017
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.
SHAKESPEARE, MERCY, PROSPERO, JOSEPH, GENESIS