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Not everyone buys into a sky-god with a long white beard, a serious and all-knowing mien, capable of rewarding good behaviour and punishing bad. But it doesn’t take much imagination to recognise that God, as worshipped in most of the world, is remarkably humanoid, widely perceived as a great, big, scary, wilful, yet nourishing and protective guy… in short, a silverback gorilla writ large.
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Our adventure began at 5:30 am, when we filed into three white vans and headed off down the dark mountain road.
It was like we had been loaded into a tin can. 963 more words
- Published: Jul 2016
- ISBN: 9781925360219
- RRP $24.95
What a joyous feel-good book this is! I suppose to be honest I wasn’t expecting a book from Magabala to be about a gorilla in Rio – but why not?! 281 more words