This book is a one volume edition of Robert Farrar Capon's trilogy on the parables of Jesus: The Parables of the Kingdom, The Parables of Grace, and The Parables of Judgment. These studies look at all of the parables of Jesus and treat them according to their major themes while bridging the gap between the biblical world and our own as the meaning of the parables then and for today is illuminated.
Here in one volume is Robert Farrar Capon's widely praised trilogy on Jesus' parables The Parables of the Kingdom, The Parables of Grace, and The Parables of Judgment. These studies offer a fresh, adventurous look at all of Jesus' parables, treated according to their major themes. With the same authorial flair and daring insight that have earned him a wide readership, Capon admirably bridges the gap between the biblical world and our own, making clear both the original meaning of the parables and their continuing relevance today.
An Episcopal priest and the author of many popular books, including The Supper of the Lamb (Modern Library), The Mystery of Christ . . . And Why We Dont Get It (Eerdmans); and a widely praised trilogy on Jesus parables now available in