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Bibil Identifier bibil:212857
Publication Type Journal article
Title (English, Long) The Challenge of Jesus’ Parables
Title (English, ) A Scholarly Handbook for Ministers and Preachers
Author Reinstorf, Dieter H.
Journal HTS Teologiese Studies/Theological Studies (Volume: 62, Issue: 1)
Reviewed book The Challenge of Jesus' Parables
Year (Publication) 2006
Year (Original (1st Edition)) 2006
Year (Copyright) 2006
Year (Reference) 2006
Language English
Pages 139-154 Pages
Genre Original
Abstract The parables of Jesus recorded in the Gospels are profoundly challenging, not only as far as their original audience is concerned, but equally so as far as present day readers, hoping to fully grasp their meaning, are concerned. Renewed efforts to interpret these parables were made by a number of first-rate scholars, who published their research results in a book entitled “The challenge of Jesus parables”, which forms part of the McMaster New Testament Studies Series. This review essay focuses on some of the book’s main characteristics, in particular the resurgence of allegory, the Gospel contextualization of the parables and their application to contemporary issues of life.
Keywords Thesaurus BiBIL : New Testament (Introduction) : Theology : Themes : Parables
Genres Review Article
Links Online document (PDF, English)
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