Lecture 12 - Parables

Lecture 12 - Parables - Hermeneutics on Parables o The...

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Lecture XII: Parables Definition o “Para” – something along side o A concrete statement used to depict an abstract truth o Earthly story with a heavenly meaning Why did Jesus use them? o Kept people’s interest o Easy to remember o Gets people to think about how it affects their own life
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Unformatted text preview: Hermeneutics on Parables o The story conveys one basic principle (not all scholars agree) o It is crucial to understand the social, cultural context Parables o Talked about a bunch of parables you already know...
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