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Studying the Parables of Jesus

Studying the Parables of Jesus

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PrefaceCritical IntroductionChapter 1. Recent Study Of The ParablesChapter 2. The Nature Of ParablesChapter 3. Special Literary ConsiderationsPart I: The Sure Coming Of The KingdomChapter 4. Impetus To Hearing And Hoping: The Parable Of The Sower, The Seed, And The SoilsChapter 5. An Appeal To Religious Imagination : The Parable Of The Mustard SeedChapter 6. An Invitation To Faith : The Parable Of The Seed Growing On Its OwnPart II: The Crisis Of The Coming KingdomChapter 7. Prophetic Call For National Repentance: The Parable Of The Barren Fig TreeChapter 8. Exposure Of Inauthentic Existence: The Parable Of The Rich FoolChapter 9. Call To Existential Decision : The Parable Of The Six BrothersPart III: The Grace And Repentance Of The KingdomChapter 10. Gospel For The Lost (1): The Parable Of The Lost Sheep And The Lost CoinChapter 11. Gospel For The Lost (2): The Parable Of The Compassionate Father And The Angry BrotherChapter 12. Portrait Of Radical Grace And Stunning Penitence: The Parable Of The Pharisee And The Tax CollectorPart IV: The Character Of Discipleship In The KingdomChapter 13. The Imperative Of Forgiveness: The Parable Of The Unmerciful ServantChapter 14. The Love Command In Parable: The Parable Of The Compassionate SamaritanChapter 15. Pastoral Call To Perseverance: The Parable Of The Persistent Widow And The Reluctant JudgePractical AddendumChapter 16. Preaching And Teaching The ParablesIndex

- Publisher Studying the Parables of Jesus is a primer on the historical and literary approaches to biblical study. This book not only gives helpful insights into preaching the parables, but also interacts with the newest scholarship on the subject. The chapters of exegesis approach a select group of parables for a more intensive analysis. While reserving much of the technical details for the endnotes, the text includes discussion of critical issues and alternative opinions. Questions and exercises are appended at the close of each chapter for personal use or classroom discussion

- Publisher Jones helps readers explore many of the parables, and brings their study into dialogue with wider scholarship and current opinion. This book offers helps for pastors, students, and teachers studying the parables.

- Publisher

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PrefaceCritical IntroductionChapter 1. Recent Study Of The ParablesChapter 2. The Nature Of ParablesChapter 3. Special Literary ConsiderationsPart I: The Sure Coming Of The KingdomChapter 4. Impetus To Hearing And Hoping: The Parable Of The Sower, The Seed, And The SoilsChapter 5. An Appeal To Religious Imagination : The Parable Of The Mustard SeedChapter 6. An Invitation To Faith : The Parable Of The Seed Growing On Its OwnPart II: The Crisis Of The Coming KingdomChapter 7. Prophetic Call For National Repentance: The Parable Of The Barren Fig TreeChapter 8. Exposure Of Inauthentic Existence: The Parable Of The Rich FoolChapter 9. Call To Existential Decision : The Parable Of The Six BrothersPart III: The Grace And Repentance Of The KingdomChapter 10. Gospel For The Lost (1): The Parable Of The Lost Sheep And The Lost CoinChapter 11. Gospel For The Lost (2): The Parable Of The Compassionate Father And The Angry BrotherChapter 12. Portrait Of Radical Grace And Stunning Penitence: The Parable Of The Pharisee And The Tax CollectorPart IV: The Character Of Discipleship In The KingdomChapter 13. The Imperative Of Forgiveness: The Parable Of The Unmerciful ServantChapter 14. The Love Command In Parable: The Parable Of The Compassionate SamaritanChapter 15. Pastoral Call To Perseverance: The Parable Of The Persistent Widow And The Reluctant JudgePractical AddendumChapter 16. Preaching And Teaching The ParablesIndex
- Publisher

Studying the Parables of Jesus is a primer on the historical and literary approaches to biblical study. This book not only gives helpful insights into preaching the parables, but also interacts with the newest scholarship on the subject. The chapters of exegesis approach a select group of parables for a more intensive analysis. While reserving much of the technical details for the endnotes, the text includes discussion of critical issues and alternative opinions. Questions and exercises are appended at the close of each chapter for personal use or classroom discussion
- Publisher

Jones helps readers explore many of the parables, and brings their study into dialogue with wider scholarship and current opinion. This book offers helps for pastors, students, and teachers studying the parables.
- Publisher

Meet the Author

Peter R Jones

Donna Jones has spent more than twenty years raising her children, around whom her world revolves. As they grew and ventured out into the world, she decided to combine her love of writing and her desire to impress upon them the need to follow their hearts; the result is this, her debut book.

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  • Catalogue Code 214363
  • Product Code 1573121673
  • EAN 9781573121675
  • Pages 396
  • Department Academic
  • Category Biblical Studies
  • Sub-Category New Testament
  • Publisher Smyth & Helwys Publishing
  • Publication Date Apr 1999
  • Sales Rank #29733
  • Dimensions 229 x 152 x 27 mm
  • Weight 0.522kg

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