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Posted on Nov 17, 2009 in HOME, Marilynne Robinson, the Prodigal Son | 4 Comments

Marilynne Robinson’s fine novel explores a question that I’ve sometimes pondered. After all the excitement of the return of the Prodigal Son, what happened next? Once they’d eaten the fatted calf and ordinary life resumed, what then? How did the good brother, the dutiful one who had stayed at home, come to terms with the […]