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Many Things in Parables

Jesus and His Modern Critics

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Publisher:
Westminster John Knox Press
Publication Date:
6/21/2004
ISBN:
9780664224271
Pages:
160
Trim Size
6 x 9
Product Type:
Paper

In this splendid introduction to the elusive rhetorical device central to the New Testament picture of Jesus, Charles Hedrick explores the nature of the parable and its history of use. He asks basic questions such as, what is a parable? is Jesus really the author of the parables? and what does a parable mean? and then reviews a range of sources--from Aesop's fables to modern New Testament scholarship--to answer them. He also surveys the various ways the parables have been approached in literary criticism throughout history, giving specific examples of each method and delineating their strengths and weaknesses.

Charles W. Hedrick is Distinguished Professor of Religious Studies at Southwest Missouri State University in Springfield.


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Many Things in Par...
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by Westminster John Knox Press
Charles W. Hedrick
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Interpretation (Vol. 60, No. 1, Jan. 2006) "[A] stimulating and provocative little book....It provides helpful oreintation to recent study of the parables and cahllenges readers to rethink traditional and perhaps too-comforatable interpretations." --John T. Carroll, Union-PSCE
Theology Digest (Vol. 51, No. 4, Winter 2004)
The Expository Times (Vol. 117, No. 3, Dec. 2005)
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