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The Parables After Jesus: Their Imaginative Receptions Across Two Millennia

Paperback|Jan 2017
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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...


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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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PRODUCT DETAIL
  • Catalogue Code 461854
  • Product Code 9780801049996
  • ISBN 0801049997
  • EAN 9780801049996
  • Pages 320
  • Department Academic
  • Category Biblical Studies
  • Sub-Category General
  • Publisher Baker Book House
  • Publication Date Jan 2017
  • Sales Rank 59776
  • Dimensions 228 x 152 x 20mm
  • Weight 0.514kg

David B Gowler

David B. Gowler is Associate Professor and Pierce Professor of Religion at Emory University and Associate Editor of the Emory Studies in Early Christianity.

  • :<b>contents<br><br></b>introduction<br><b>1. The Afterlives Of Jesus's Parables In Antiquity (to 500 Ce)<br></b>irenaeus<br><i>the Gospel Of Philip</i><br>clement Of Alexandria<br>tertullian<br>origen<br>john Chrysostom<br>augustine<br>macrina The Younger<br>ephrem The Syrian<br>the Good Shepherd In Early Christian Art<br>oil Lamp (third Century)<br>roman Catacombs<br>dura-europos House Church (early Third Century)<br>illuminations From The Rossano Gospels<br>byzantine Mosaics (early Sixth Century), <i>christ Separating Sheep From Goats</i>, Sant'apollinare Nuovo (ravenna, Italy)<br>romanos The Melodist<br><b>2. The Afterlives Of Jesus's Parables In The Middle Ages (ca.&amp;nbsp;500-1500 Ce)<br></b>gregory The Great<br><i>sahih Al-bukhari<br></i>wazo Of Li&amp;egrave;ge<br>the Golden Gospels Of Echternach<br>the Laborers In The Vineyard<br>the Wicked Tenants<br>the Great Dinner<br>the Rich Man And Lazarus<br>theophylact<br>hildegard Of Bingen<br>chartres Cathedral<br>bonaventure<br>thomas Aquinas<br>john Gower<br>antonia Pulci<br>albrecht D&amp;uuml;rer<br><b>3. The Afterlives Of Jesus's Parables In The Sixteenth And Seventeenth Centuries<br></b>martin Luther<br>anna Jansz Of Rotterdam<br>john Calvin<br>john Maldonatus<br>william Shakespeare<br>domenico Fetti<br>george Herbert<br>roger Williams<br>rembrandt&amp;nbsp;harmenszoon Van Rijn<br>john Bunyan<br><b>4. The Afterlives Of Jesus's Parables In The Eighteenth And Nineteenth Centuries<br></b>william Blake<br>s&amp;oslash;ren Kierkegaard<br>frederick Douglass<br>fanny Crosby<br>leo Tolstoy<br>john Everett Millais<br>emily Dickinson<br>charles Spurgeon<br>adolf J&amp;uuml;licher<br><b>5. The Afterlives Of Jesus's Parables In The Twentieth And Twenty-first Centuries<br></b>thomas Hart Benton<br>parables And The Blues: Rev. Robert Wilkins<br>flannery O'connor<br>martin Luther King Jr.<br><i>godspell</i><br>latin American Receptions<br>the Peasants Of Solentiname / Jos&amp;eacute; Arana<br>elsa Tamez<br>david Flusser<br>octavia Butler<br>thich Nhat Hanh<br>conclusion: What Do Parables Want?<br>appendix: Descriptions Of The Parables Cited<br>indexes

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