Moby-Dick is far ahead of its time on the subject of its aspect of religion.
One is the allusion to the story of Jonah. The story of Jonah centers specifically around God calling Jonah to do a job, which Jonah is reluctant to do.
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Essay Sample: Biblical References in Moby-Dick
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Moby Dick: Allusions by Chris Dulhanty on Prezi
This influence has been studied extensively, especially in regard to the influence of the biblical books of Job and Jonah on Moby-Dick. Ecclesiastes was also important and seems to have influenced the writing of this novel in a more fundamental way than other biblical books.