Between the Monk and the Dragon: A Parable by Jerry Camery-Hoggatt

By Jerry Camery-Hoggatt

A sixteen-year-old woman named Elspeth wakes one evening to discover a hatchling dragon in her father's mattress. Elspeth's father, a hunter named John Fletcher, tells her she's had a foul dream, one she must never inform someone approximately. issues go to pot. The dragon reappears, at any time when transforming into in dimension and efficiency. As this occurs, her father turns into more and more offended, then violent.
This is the tale in their trip into kin violence, after which out back. A monk on the neighborhood monastery, Constantine, a guy who has had his personal firsthand event of violence, enables the outward trip. yet inside his care there lurks one other risk: Constantine has a dragon of his personal.
It is a immense fight among forces either inside of and with no. As she struggles with the opposite characters and with the dragon, Elspeth needs to study the tricky lesson that forgiveness is the trail to her personal healing.

Jerry Camery-Hoggatt is Professor of latest testomony and Narrative Theology at forefront college. between his many works, he's the writer of Irony in Mark's Gospel, talking of God: analyzing and Preaching the observe of God, and Grapevine: The Spirituality of Gossip.

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