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The parables of grace

Author: Robert Farrar Capon
Publisher: Grand Rapids, Mich. : W.B. Eerdmans Pub. Co., ©1988.
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In his highly-readable manner, Capon discusses Jesus' parables told between the feeding of the five thousand and the triumphal entry into Jerusalem. His ability to bridge the gap between then and now  Read more...

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Named Person: Jesus Christ; Jesus Christ.
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Farrar Capon
ISBN: 0802836488 9780802836489 0802803040 9780802803047
OCLC Number: 17549274
Description: vi, 184 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: 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 judgement: 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 stewart --
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 --
Death and resurrection one last time: the pharisee and the publican.
Responsibility: by Robert Farrar Capon.

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