IN honour of the Resurrection of our Lord Jesus Christ and the coming of the Easter Bunny, I shall post some inspiring lines from the holy texts of both humans and lapines. Now, I don’t think Mr. Adams wrote Watership Down to make a theological point, but I firmly believe that the Holy Ghost can reveal some small shards of truth through authors quite unaware of their inspiration. So do please indulge my ramblings.
I could say much about Watership Down and the Bible, such as the parallel of the whole of the novel to the epic of Exodus, or the process by which the “real” rabbits of the novel create their myths from their collective experiences. But I am too slothful to cover everything just now, and for the holiest day of the Church it seems fitting to speak of the holiest words of lapine religion: Frith’s charge to El-ahrairah after the Fall of Rabbit.