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Lamb: The Gospel According to Biff Themes

Christopher Moore
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Themes

Spiritualism versus Materialism

Confusion exists on just what the Messiah is supposed to do for Israel. The Zealots think that Joshua will drive the Romans out of the country and restore the Jewish kingdom on earth. However, the politics of earth are of no concern to the Messiah. He has been sent to open the kingdom of Heaven to all humans, regardless of birth origins or politics. The implication is that God is tired of dealing with free-will humans, and thereby sends the Son to handle the situation of ancient people gone wild.

Biff embodies the materialistic man. He lusts after women and enjoys the pleasures available to him, although his time in the Buddhist monastery involves none of that. Once out and making money through Joshua's ability to multiply food, he loads up with enough material goodies to burden an elephant. At Joshua's death, the emotions of the...

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