Vernon wrote: "The record of Jonah's experiences is part of the Canon of
Holy Writ - experiences that are here clearly ratified by Jesus himself.
Is it reasonable to believe that he would offer a _myth_ as the 'sign' of
his own death and resurrection?"
Short answer. Yes.
If I were to plan a raft trip down the Mississippi, and told you I'd do
it "just like Huckleberry did," you'd understand me and hardly be
confused by my referring to a book of fiction rather than a history book.
John Burgeson (Burgy)
(science/theology, quantum mechanics, baseball, ethics,
humor, cars, God's intervention into natural causation, etc.)
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