The takeaway message of The Book of Jonah is this: my god—the sky god known as Jehovah—is no longer a local god found on Mount Sinai. My god’s going global!
Jeremy McKeen remembers the mustard seed of faith that almost was. — “Between the Pope and air conditioning,” says Harry Block of Woody Allen’s 1997 Deconstructing Harry, “I’d choose air conditioning.” The Pope, however, does have a castle. And cool outfits. But the sentiment of that quote, that in our modern age an individual would choose science, […]