Part of what it means to be human is that we all inherently desire justice. Everyone should get what they deserve, and it's bothersome when that often isn't the case. But do we really want what we deserve? Authors have been considering this question since ancient times, and in today's podcast, with Ian and Emily out on vacation, Adam, Missy, and Megan gather to talk about this theme that has been popping up so often in the books they've been reading recently.
–The Odyssey of Homer
–The Inferno by Dante
–BiblioFiles Episode #15 with Andrew Kern
–The Book of Job
–The Merchant of Venice by William Shakespeare
–A Bargain for Frances by Russell Hoban
–"Redemption" by George Herbert
–The Brothers Karamazov and Crime and Punishment by Fyodor Dostoevsky
–The Bronze Bow by Elizabeth George Speare
–The Old Man and the Sea by Ernest Hemingway
–To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee
–The Lord of the Rings by J.R.R Tolkien
–Mere Christianity by C.S. Lewis
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