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The Parables for Today
Westminster John Knox Press / 2007 / Paperback
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The Parables for Today introduces you to the parables of Jesus in an engaging and accessible way. McKenzie makes the familiar parables come alive with new meaning using the best of biblical scholarship to provide an easy entrance to this major form of Jesus' teaching. McKenzie covers the purpose, properties, and proclaimers of Jesus' parables before focusing on several key parables. With questions for discussion and reflection at the end of each chapter, The Parables for Today is ideal for personal or group study.
This book in the popular For Today series introduces the reader to the main parables of Jesus in an engaging and accessible way. Professor, author, and preacher Alyce McKenzie makes the familiar parables come alive with new meaning, using the best of biblical scholarship to provide an easy entrance to this major form of Jesus' teachings. With questions for discussion at the end of each chapter, this book is ideal for personal and group study.
The For Today series was designed to provide reliable and accessible resources for the study and real life application of important biblical texts, theological documents, and Christian practices. The emphasis of the series is not only on the realization and appreciation of what these subjects have meant in the past, but also on their value in the present--"for today." Thought-provoking questions are included at the end of each chapter, making the books ideal for personal study and group use.
Alyce M. McKenzie is Professor of Homiletics at the Southern Methodist University Perkins School of Theology in Dallas, Texas. She is the author of a number of books including Preaching Proverbs: Wisdom for the Pulpit and Parables for Today, both published by WJK.
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