Michael Ball's Lent Book is an entirely fresh and illuminating study of the parables in the New Testament. Parables contain within them the pattern of human nature and the pattern of Gods response, containing, says the author both beauty and risk. This is a risk which involves thinking about the impossible as far as our own behaviour is concerned.For example, the casting out of the precious son from the vineyard in St. Matthew is not a violent affair. We drive him out with our indifference, with carelessness, with ...

Foolish Risks of God 2003, Continuum, London, England

ISBN-13: 9780826463951

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