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Kingdom, grace, judgment : paradox, outrage, and vindication in the parables of Jesus

Author: Robert Farrar Capon
Publisher: Grand Rapids, Mich. : W.B. Eerdmans Pub., 2002.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : [Combined ed.]View all editions and formats

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Named Person: Jesus Christ; Jesus Christ.
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Farrar Capon
ISBN: 0802839495 9780802839497
OCLC Number: 48501314
Notes: First work originally published: The parables of the kingdom, 1985 ; 2nd work originally published: The parables of grace, 1988 ; 3rd work originally published: The parables of judgment, 1989.
Description: ix, 522 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Contents: A Word about Parables --
The Parables of the Kingdom --
Parables and the Paradox of Power --
Right-handed and Left-handed Power --
The Frame of the Gospel Picture --
The Temptation and the Ascension --
The Parables of the Kingdom --
The Ministry before the Parables --
The Sower: The Watershed of the Parables --
The Lamp and the Growing Seed --
The Weeds --
The Mustard Seed and the Leaven --
The Interpretation of the Weeds --
The Treasure and the Pearl --
The Net --
The Parables of Grace --
Introduction: A Parable of Theology and Faith --
Death and Resurrection: The Touchstone of the Parables of Grace --
The First Parable of Grace: The Coin in the Fish's Mouth --
Losing as the Mechanism of Grace: The Lost Sheep --
Death, Resurrection, and Forgiveness: The Unforgiving Servant --
Losing as Winning: The Prologue to the Good Samaritan --
The First of the Misnamed Parables: The Good Samaritan --
Grace More Than Judgment: From the Friend at Midnight to the Rich Fool --
Fruitfulness out of Death: The Watchful Servants and the Barren Fig Tree --
Interlude on an Objection: Why Not Life Rather Than Death? --
Back to Death, Lastness, and Lostness: The Mustard Seed, the Yeast, and the Narrow Door --
Death and the Party: The Transition to the Great Banquet --
The Party Parables: The Great Banquet and the Prodigal Son --
The Hardest Parable: The Unjust Steward --
Death and Faith: Lazarus and Dives --
The Scandal of the Gospel: The Returning Servant, the Ten Lepers, and the Vultures --
God as Anti-hero: The Unjust Judge.
Responsibility: Robert Farrar Capon.


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