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Rainbow

Welcome to my ROLLED SCROLL study, where I follow cultural and literary images found in the Bible in an attempt to unearth God’s meaning in His pattern of usage.            RAINBOW Somewhere over the rainbow Way up high, There’s a land that I heard of Once in a lullaby. Somewhere over the […]

Chair

* * Welcome to my ROLLED SCROLL study, where I follow cultural and literary images found in the Bible in an attempt to unearth God’s meaning in His pattern of usage. *           CHAIR   Just about eleven o’clock, the door-latch was raised quietly, and in stepped the master. He threw himself into a chair, […]

House

      Welcome to my ROLLED SCROLL study, where I follow cultural and literary images found in the Bible in an attempt to unearth God’s meaning in His pattern of usage.                           HOUSE   “ ‘My grandmother,’ I said in a low tone, ‘would have said that we were all in exile, […]

Road

  Welcome to my ROLLED SCROLL study, where I follow cultural and literary images found in the Bible in an attempt to unearth God’s meaning in His pattern of usage.               ROAD   “‘It’s a dangerous business, Frodo, going out of your door,’ he used to say. ‘You step into the Road, and […]

Lamb

                                                                                                 LAMB   Mary had a little lamb, Its fleece was white as snow; And everywhere that Mary went The lamb was sure to go . . .  This nursery rhyme, first published in 1830, […]

Heart

  Welcome to my ROLLED SCROLL study, where I follow cultural and literary images found in the Bible in an attempt to unearth God’s meaning in His pattern of usage.           HEART Geppetto carved Pinocchio out of a piece of enchanted firewood that came from a tree the old man had engraved, many years before, […]

Snow

Welcome to my ROLLED SCROLL study, where I follow cultural and literary images found in the Bible in an attempt to unearth God’s meaning in His pattern of usage.       SNOW In the 2008 drama/thriller Transsiberian, an American man and woman travelling on a train from Beijing to Moscow enter the world of drugs and murder, the whole […]

Star

Welcome to my blog, ROLLED SCROLL, where I follow cultural and literary images found in the Bible to unearth God’s meaning in His pattern of usage.                 STAR                Star light, star bright, first star I see tonight, I wish I may, I wish I might, have the wish I wish tonight . . […]

Perfume

  Welcome to my blog, ROLLED SCROLL, where I follow cultural and literary images found in the Bible to unearth God’s meaning in His pattern of usage.             PERFUME  Full many a flower is born to blush unseen, and waste its sweetness on the desert air. —Thomas Gray, “Elegy Written in a Country Churchyard” […]

Wind

Welcome to my blog, ROLLED SCROLL, where I follow cultural and literary images found in the Bible in an attempt to unearth God’s meaning in His pattern of usage.           WIND  The East wind lifted Mary Poppins and her parrot-headed umbrella aloft for deposit at Seventeen Cherry-Tree Lane, where she stayed until the weathervane changed direction. […]