Moby Dick is concerned with questions that cannot be answered. At least not completely or simply. What is the meaning of life? What is the nature of existence? What is the structure of reality?
Religion is one of the ways we try answer such questions. It is how we speak about things that seem to defy language. The pulpit, where the preacher stands trying to make sense of the world for his congregation, is the like the prow of the ship: it’s the point that makes contact with whatever weather God is sending us.
This video is processing – it'll appear automatically when it's done.