He also learns God's opinions on cheating, stealing, helping others, forgiveness, obeying police officers, and being prepared to administer first aid.
My parents disapproved, because it was produced by the Lutheran Church, which was nearly Catholic. But I was fascinated -- this was my first glimpse of a religion that didn't involve constant shrieks of "God hates everything!"
At church, the list of what God hated was endless: movies, comic books, dancing, swimming, theater, card games, tv shows about witches, science fiction. And people: Catholics, Jews, Presbyterians, liberals, rich people, movie stars, people who don't go to church, single parents, divorcees, hippies, anti-War protesters, feminists, college professors. But the God of Davey and Goliath was a lot more inclusive:
"Blind Man's Bluff": Davey's friend doesn't like white people, until he realizes that God doesn't reject anyone for being different.
"Louder Please": Davey doesn't know how to deal with a deaf neighbor, until he realizes that God doesn't reject anyone for being different.
Besides, Davey and his friends never expressed any heterosexual interest, and they were kind of cute.
Jack and the Beanstalk).
Due to a hormone problem, Dick never went through puberty, allowing him to perform high-voiced roles through his life, and also marking him as a sexual outsider (he doesn't mention a sexual orientation in his autobiography).
He remained the size of a child throughout his life, but didn't let that stop him from driving a car and learning to fly an airplane. He died at the age of 85 in 2012.