The Radical Stories of Jesus: Interpreting the Parables Today

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In this new study from the Regent's Study Guide Series, Michael Ball describes how the shocking, disturbing and even subversive the parables of Jesus must have seemed to those who first heard them. He recounts how the plots of the parables involve mugging, murder, family quarrels and sudden death. They feature foreigners, tax collectors, crooks, and lazy, dishonest and discontented employees. The author suggests that the parables are designed to get under the guard of our minds and make us see new truths from new ...

The Radical Stories of Jesus: Interpreting the Parables Today 2000, Smyth & Helwys Publishing, Oxford, England

ISBN-13: 9781573123259

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