Bible Stories for Adults
Publish date: February 28th 1996
Publisher: Mariner Books
Pages no: 256
Edition language: English
I would probably give this book two-and-a-half stars, but GoodReads does not offer that option. The reason is that I found the quality of the stories to be variable. A couple of them were very good, but others sort of dragged and did not seem very substantial at all. Out of the bunch, the one about ...
Bite-sized nuggets of blasphemy. The ideas were generally more interesting than the execution, as his style tends to be sort of choppy and uninspired. A few of the the stories stand out a little better than the others, such as a re-reading of "A Christmas Carol" condemning noblesse oblige, or one wh...
A wonderful collection of short stories, including:"Bible Stories for Adults, No. 17: The Deluge"--Not for the squeamish, this retelling of the Flood touches on some of Morrow's recurring themes. Why is it murder when humans kill, but not when God kills? What is the value of life? How should we live...
Stories that riff on bible stories? Yes, please. I'm a sucker for this kind of thing. Morrow is a little dark even for me, though.