(urth) Severian as Jonah

Lee Berman severiansola at hotmail.com
Tue Apr 17 05:41:56 PDT 2012

>Matthew Knight: "An evil and adulterous generation seeks after a sign, 
>and no sign will be given to it except the sign of the prophet Jonah. For 
>as Jonah was three days and three nights in the whale's belly, so shall 
>the Son of man be three days and three nights in the heart of the earth" (Matthew 12:40)
>Marc Aramini: WOW digging that quote...Haven't read the gospels in too long.

>The city searches the sky for a sign, but no sign shall it have but the 
>sign from the fish’s belly. (OBW 93).

Yep, thanks to both Matthew and Marc for those quotes! (will we hear from Luke
and John? [sorry])
Yes, the BotNS connection of fish mouths and caves and of both swallowing people
whole seems very likely tied to this Jonah-Jesus connection, to me. 		 	   		  

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