What are three comparisons and differences between "The Fall of Man" and "The Prodigal Son?"

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Both the "Fall of Man" and "The Prodigal Son" are parables found in the Holy Bible, and they share similarities and differences. In both stories, you'll be able to compare the actions of the sons that have left the protection of their fathers to live their own lives. Both sons shun the teachings or ideas of their fathers, believing they know better, and both suffer consequences in the harsh world. Equally, both are offered forgiveness, the larger meaning of the story.

Differences include the fact Adam's father is God in heaven, whereas the Prodigal Son has an earthly father. The Prodigal Son squanders earthly wealth (represented as monetary riches), whereas Adam squanders his wealth and seat in heaven (represented by knowledge). As a result of turning from his...

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