Download the entire Parables issue and the set of six Study Guides. Or, download individual pieces by clicking the titles below.
"The Contexts of Jesus' Parables," by David B. Gowler
"Hearing a Parable with the Early Church," by Mikeal C. Parsons
"Matthew's Nonviolent Jesus and Violent Parables," by Barbara E. Reid, O. P.
"Hazmats or Good Gifts?" by Dorothy Jean Weaver
"Hearing Is Believing," by James R. Edwards
"Hearing Parables in the Patch," by Joel Snider
"A Gesture of Reconciliation," by Heidi J. Hornik and Mikeal C. Parsons, on Guercino's Return of the Prodigal Son
"Go and Do Likewise," by Heidi J. Hornik, on Jacopo Bassano's Good Samaritan and He Qi's The Good Samaritan
Hymn and Worship Service
"Christ's Parables," by Mark L. Moeller
Worship Service, by Mark L. Moeller
"Hands of the Father," by William D. Shiell
"Mark and the Biggest Parable of All," by Martha Sterne
Other Voices, Quotations on Parables
"Interpreting the Parables' Recent Interpreters," by Scott Huelin
Craig L. Blomberg, Interpreting the Parables
Robert Farrar Capon, Kingdom, Grace, Judgment: Paradox, Outrage, and Vindication in the Parables of Jesus
Barbara Green, Like a Tree Planted: An Exploration of Psalms and Parables Through Metaphor
Study Guides and Lesson Plans (Download the set of six Study Guides)
"The Contexts of Jesus' Parables"
"Hearing Parables with the Early Church"
"Hearing is Believing"
"Violent Parables and the Nonviolent Jesus"
"Wealth: Hazmat or Good Gift?"
"Hearing Parables in the Patch"