By Nelson Estupiñán Bass
The opposite Son of God is the English model of Al norte de Dios (1994), the 10th novel via the well known Ecuadorian author, Nelson Estupinan Bass (1912-2002). the writer situates the paintings in the realm of the glorious, a flow that allows him to provide unfastened rein to his mind's eye. The protagonist, devil, is the son that God, in his early life, fathered with an African lady. whereas serving as God’s aide-de-camp, devil rebels and is banished to hell. the reason for the uprising is Satan’s trust that God has been giving preferential remedy to Satan’s brother. The settings for the motion are heaven, hell, and earth, and the characters comprise, between others, God, Jesus, the Blessed Virgin, and the Archangel Gabriel, who inhabit heaven; devil and historic and biblical figures who live in hell; and human population of earth. The motion starts whilst God, disillusioned with Jesus’ failure to reform guy in the course of his remain on the earth, sentences Jesus to 1 12 months in a jail in hell, summons his black son to heaven, and reassigns the duty of man’s rehabilitation to him. devil accepts the problem and returns to hell, followed by way of Sister Etelvina, a former nun, who has get tired of existence in heaven, and Jesus. the previous nun fast turns into a relied on aide to devil and is the narrator who describes the actual beneficial properties of hell in addition to the paintings actions and punishments of the condemned. on the earth, devil, with assistance from seven disciples, works to reform guy. He then spends a while in hell prior to returning to heaven observed by way of Jesus and his relations (Jesus will get married whereas in hell and fathers a baby there.) In God’s assembly with devil and Jesus, the focal point of the dialog is on Satan’s actions in the world and God’s principles for the way forward for heaven, hell, and earth. it's worthy noting that the writer takes pains to ascertain universal social, political and moral matters encountered in all 3 settings—heaven, hell and earth—in which the motion of the unconventional unfolds.
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The Other Son of God by Nelson Estupiñán Bass