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lesson

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Synonyms for parable

a short moral story (often with animal characters)

(New Testament) any of the stories told by Jesus to convey his religious message

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That has been the gist of the parables which I have tried to adapt to the comprehension of my parishioners.
If you wish to speak in parables, Doctor Battius, you must find another listener.
The parable of the Mustard Seed and the Good Samaritan were among the designs on view.
In every parable, we should feel the cold fingers of a warning: The bull's-eye of these stories is drawn on us
With this in mind, I want to look at three well-known parables from the Gospel of Luke: the Parable of the Pharisee and the Tax Collector (Lk.
But I hadn't considered an even more challenging way of reading: What happens when we read this parable literally, forsaking the traditional effort to allegorize?
Humor and analysis blend in a survey that considers the beginning, message and conclusion of each parable and how it relates to spiritual insights.
10) This interpretation would make the most sense if the parable went from the joy of the shepherd in finding in v.
Charming color illustrations depict the olive tree full of good fruit and Jesus teaching the people the parable of how we like the fruit trees bear according to our natures.
Waco, Texas) presents a critical history of parable interpretation in the context of their Judeo-Christian roots.
Recently, I re-studied some of Jesus' parables of the kingdom, and in particular, the parable of the sower (Matthew 13:24-30) and Jesus' explanation (Matthew 13:36-43).
Through his characters' frank rationalizations and justifications of their often dubious behavior and unpleasant thoughts, Maliszewski sets up, via the prayer and parable structure, a kind of secular ethical scaffolding from which to hang his characters' desires, hopes, and fears.
IN RESPONSE to Peter's question about forgiveness, Jesus told the Parable of the Unforgiving Debtor (Matthew 18:23).
When Old Mr T narrates a parable, the text changes to blue.
The present article is an attempt to apply Jungian hermeneutics for a deeper psychological understanding of one of the better-known parables of Jesus--the parable of the prodigal son (Luke 15: 11- 32, New Revised Standard Version).