WHAT ARE THEY SAYING ABOUT THE PARABLES

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What Are They Saying About The Parables

Author : David B. Gowler
ISBN : 0809139626
Genre : Religion
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A concise but thorough survey of current scholarly thinking on Jesus' parables, for the ordinary reader.
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Die Gleichnisreden Jesu Classic Reprint

Author : A. Jülicher
ISBN : 026653449X
Genre : Religion
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Excerpt from Die Gleichnisreden Jesu Vor mehr als 11 Jahren schrieb ich das Vorwort zur ersten Aus gabe dieses Buches, nachdem ich die Unmöglichkeit erkannt hatte, den schon 1886 gedruckten "allgemeinen Teil bald durch einen speziellen, der die Auslegung der einzelnen Gleichnisreden Jesu enthielte, zu ver vollständigen. Inzwischen, im Herbst 1898, habe ich den zweiten Teil fertig gestellt, und, da der erste seit einigen Jahren vergriffen war, nunmehr durch eine neue Auflage desselben solche Theologen, die sich für eine historischkritische Behandlung auch der edelsten Bestandteile des Neuen Testaments interessieren, in die Lage gesetzt, sich über die in den beiden Teilen meines Werkes vertretene Auffassung von den Gleichnisreden Jesu ein Urteil zu bilden, bezw. Zu prüfen, ob die Aus legun g der einzelnen Parabeln die im ersten Bande ftir die ganze Rede. Gattung aufgestellten Grundsätze bestätigt, und ob es auf diesem Ge biet wirklich eines Bruches mit überlieferten Vorstellungen bedurfte. Ich füge dem gleich bei, dass ich mir weder als Exeget im zweiten noch als Hermeneutiker in diesem ersten Bande anmasse' als Bahn brecher zu gelten; ich möchte dringend bitten, von einer "methode von B. Weiss-jülicbfir in Zukunft nicht mehr zu reden, wenigstens meinen Namen nicht mit einer Methode in Verbindung zu bringen: je mehr ich mich in die Geschichte der Parabelauslegung vertieft habe, um so bescheidener musste ich werden; weder ich noch B. Weiss haben bezüglich der Gleichnisredm Jesu zum ersten Male etwas ge sehen, was vorher noch nie bemerkt worden wäre; ich darf kein andrea Verdienst für mich in Anspruch nehmen als das, bewusster, nachdrück licher, konsequenter und unbefangener in Theorie und Praxis an diesen Parabeln durchgeführt zu haben, was die Einsicht Aelterer, wenn auch meist erfolglos, gefunden hatte. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.
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Parables From Nature

Author : Mrs. Alfred Gatty
ISBN : 9781625584830
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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Collected here are twenty nine stories, originally published as four separate volumes. Parables From Nature are inspired from nature, but written in a fun and entertaining way for children to be able to read, understand, and enjoy!
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The Art Of Parables

Author : Charles McCollough
ISBN : 9781551455631
Genre : Religion
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Without question, the parables of Jesus are the most-loved and most-used texts in the entire New Testament -- a blessing, opportunity, and challenge to preachers, study groups, and congregations alike. They are the most-loved because as word pictures, they are immediately accessible. We can imagine the situations they describe and wonder how they apply to our own lives. The parables also bring us as near to Jesus as we can get. Biblical scholars agree that the parables are the most authentic words of Jesus available to us, and we value them for that reason. At the same time, the parables present many challenges. The parables appear more than 30 times in the Revised Common Lectionary. Ministers are called to preach the parables over and over again. It 's not easy to approach the parables in a fresh way, or to gain new insights from them when we hear or preach them so often. Which is why The Art of Parables by Charles McCollough is such an indispensable resource. A theologian and artist, McCollough knows the parables intimately and offers a unique, two-pronged approach to each of the 31 parables contained in the New Testament: First, McCollough interprets each of the parables through sculpture. Seeing and approaching the parables visually, through art/sculpture, opens up new levels of understanding. Second, McCollough takes full account of the social, economic, and political context in which the parables were told, with often surprising and challenging results. For example, the Good Samaritan and the Prodigal Son parables have been used in endless ways to refer to compassionate care of the stranger and to forgiveness of wayward children. But are these the meanings Jesus intended? Not necessarily, says McCollough. This illustrated book (and the accompanying CD of images for projection) will be an invaluable resource to anyone who wants to explore the ethical and social justice issues contained in the parables of Jesus, in a unique way that honours the contribution of the arts.
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What Are They Saying About The Historical Jesus

Author : David B. Gowler
ISBN : 9780809144457
Genre : Religion
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"This book summarizes, analyzes, and critiques current influential portraits of Jesus. It concludes that any portrait of the historical Jesus must come to terms with Jesus as both an apocalyptic prophet and a prophet of social and economic justice for an oppressed people."--BOOK JACKET.
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An Introduction To The New Testament Second Edition

Author : Charles B. Puskas
ISBN : 9781621893318
Genre : Religion
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Studying the New Testament requires a determination to encounter this collection of writings on its own terms. This classic introduction by Charles B. Puskas, revised with C. Michael Robbins, provides helpful guidance. Since the publication of the first edition, which was in print for twenty years, a host of new and diverse cultural, historical, social-scientific, socio-rhetorical, narrative, textual, and contextual studies has been examined. Attentive also to the positive reviews of the first edition, the authors retain the original tripartite arrangement on 1) the world of the New Testament, 2) interpreting the New Testament, and 3) Jesus and early Christianity. This volume supplies readers with pertinent primary and secondary material. The new edition carries on a genuine effort to be nonsectarian, and although it is more of a critical introduction than a general survey, it is recommended to midlevel college and seminary students and to anyone who wants to be better informed about the New Testament.
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The Parables Of Jesus A Book Of Sermons By J Wayne Mckamie

Author : J. Wayne McKamie
ISBN : 9780578147482
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These exceptional sermons by J. Wayne McKamie are among the most thought-provoking and spiritually challenging that you will find concerning the human application of the parables of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. He captures both the divine nature and the human nature of Jesus' words and then points out life-changing lessons from these truths, which, if we truly apply them to our hearts and lives, will make us much better people in the service of our Lord. According to Wayne, his main attempt has been to make these grand sermons live anew in the hearts of the Lord's people. He has said, "They have lived for me; I want them to live for others." This series of sermons can be utilized as a great study tool in gaining a more thorough understanding of Jesus' parables. It is also just an enjoyable read for the spiritually minded!
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The Parables After Jesus

Author : David B. Gowler
ISBN : 9781493406661
Genre : Religion
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Jesus's enigmatic and compelling parables have fascinated their hearers since he first uttered them, and during the intervening centuries these parables have produced a multitude of interpretations. This accessibly written book explores the varying interpretations of Jesus's parables across two millennia to demonstrate how powerfully they continue to challenge people's hearts, minds, and imaginations. It covers more than fifty imaginative receptions from different eras, perspectives, and media, showing how the use of Jesus's parables affects society and culture and offering a richer appreciation for Jesus's most striking teachings.
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Creating Stories That Connect

Author : D. Bruce Seymour
ISBN : 9780825494437
Genre : Religion
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This innovative book helps pastors and teachers enhance their teaching with original, audience appropriate stories--the way Jesus did! Bruce Seymour explains how such stories work, when to use them, and how to create them.
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