eBook The Parables of Jesus: A Commentary (The Bible in Its World) download
by Arland J. Hultgren
Author: Arland J. Hultgren
Publisher: Eerdmans Pub Co; First Edition edition (July 1, 2000)
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At the beginning of his introductory chapter, Hultgren wrote, & things are generally known about Jesus of Nazareth that are beyond historical doubt, and they are known around the world by Christians and non-Christians alike. The one is that Jesus was crucified in the first century of the Common Era.
At the beginning of his introductory chapter, Hultgren wrote, & things are generally known about Jesus of Nazareth that are beyond historical doubt, and they are known around the world by Christians and non-Christians alike.
The parables of Jesus make up a crucial part of the Bible. A parable is a tale about a simple, common subject to illustrate a deeper, valuable moral lesson. The source definition of the word parable means a placement side by side for the purpose of comparison.
Deuteronomy 24:14-15 Revised English Bible. This parable stresses God's unmerited grace, rather than any sense of "earning" God's favour. In this way it resembles the Parable of the Prodigal So. .The parable has often been interpreted to mean that even those who are converted late in life earn equal rewards along with those converted early. Ruskin does not discuss the religious meaning of the parable but rather its social and economic implications. Life of Jesus in the New Testament.
Arland J. Hultgren is Asher O. and Carrie Nasby Professor of New Testament at Luther Seminary, St. Paul, Minnesota
Arland J. Paul, Minnesota.
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After an introductory chapter on the nature of parables and their interpretation, Hultgren studies the thirty-eight parables of Jesus thematically, exploring in turn parables of the revelation of God, parables of exemplary behavior, parables of wisdom, parables of life before God, parables of final judgment, allegorical parables, and parables of the kingdom. He also discusses how the three evangelists used the parables within the literary framework and theological interests of their Gospels. The book ends with a close look at the parables of Jesus in the Gospel of Thomas.
Distinctive in the field for its scope of coverage and its goal of addressing the widest possible audience, this volume will be a valuable study resource for classrooms, churches, and general readers.