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Most Popular Biblical Allusions in Literature

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Rated 19 points - posted 5 years ago by BradHemphill in category Books.
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Jesus Christ Report Abuse
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David and Goliath Report Abuse
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The Prodigal Son Report Abuse
Countless stories have borrowed the theme of the rebellious son who returns to his family's favor.
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Cain and Abel Report Abuse
"Am I my brother's keeper" will continue to be explored by literature for as long as literature exists.
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Armageddon Report Abuse
What could make for a better novel, story, film than the impending destruction of the world?
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Job Report Abuse
Poor Job. How many trials can even the most devoted take before they lose faith? Most literary characters don't suffer like Job, but responding to adversity is a common theme.
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Daniel and the Lion's Den Report Abuse
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The Three Wise Men Report Abuse
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this is good......
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Judas Iscariot Report Abuse
Betrayal or fulfillment of prophecy? Judas as tortured accuser has been explored countless times by literary minds.
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He was an ass!
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King Solomon Report Abuse
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The 4 Horseman of the Apocalypse Report Abuse
It's the most popular even among non religious people
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