The World We Have Many Kinds Of Fathers Essay

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In our world we have many kinds of fathers. What is a father? A father is a tool for reproduction. Reproduction happens all the time in the world. Plants reproduce, animals reproduce even humans reproduce. Seemingly unrelated, these examples share one similarity, the reproduction of nature. Each kind bears offspring of its own kind, that entails offspring of their own nature (e.g. lions produce lions, humans produce human babies and trees produces saplings). Commonly used in the New Testament, trees become the symbol of allegories of many characters in the Bible. In the Scriptures Jesus, referring to the nature of man and his works, said, “Likewise every good tree bears good fruit, but a bad tree bears bad fruit. A good tree cannot bear bad fruit, and a bad tree cannot bear good fruit.”(Matt. 7:17, NIV) A tree only produces the fruit of its own kind the quality of which depends on the environment and the nutrients and minerals taken in.

To be able to further the discussion a simple introduction is required to two very important people. David Malter and Rabbi Isaac (Reb) Saunders are characters in the book The Chosen written by Chaim Potok in the year 1967. This book takes place in a small section of Brooklyn, New York City called Williamsburg and creates a story that contains elements of Jewish culture and history. One major theme in the book is the question of whether it is good for a child to be chosen for a way of life or to choose a way of life for oneself. How one…

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