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The Parables for Today
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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.
The Parables for Today by Alyce M. Mckenzie was published by Westminster John Knox in April 2007 and is our 51027th best seller. The ISBN for The Parables for Today is 9780664229580.
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The Parables for TodayJohn Irvine, via The Good Book Stall
Alyce McKenzie is a professor, pastor and preacher and in this book she introduces the reader to the familiar parables in a fresh and interesting way. She narrates the events of the parables as they appear in the Gospels, explaining the meaning they would have had in Jesus’ own day and the significance they have for us today. In this way the parables take on a new relevance and challenge us with their abiding message. This is a realistic and illuminating guide to familiar texts. It includes questions and ideas for discussion and would therefore be very useful for group study.
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Details for The Parables for Today
|Author / Artist||Alyce M. Mckenzie|
|Publisher||Westminster John Knox (April 2007)|
|Number of Pages||280|
|Page last updated||19th March 2018|