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Author Crossan, John Dominic, author.

Title The power of parable : how fiction by Jesus became fiction about Jesus / John Dominic Crossan.

Edition 1st ed.
Publication Info. New York : HarperOne, [2012]
©2012
Location Call No. Status
 Nichols Adult Nonfiction  232.954066 CRO    AVAILABLE
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Description x, 259 pages ; 24 cm
Note Includes index.
Summary Unlocks the true meanings and purposes of parable in the Bible so that modern Christians can respond genuinely to Jesus's call to fully participate in the kingdom of God. Moving from parables by Jesus to parables about Jesus, Crosson then presents the four gospels as "megaparables." By revealing how the gospels are not reflections of the actual biography of Jesus, but rather (mis)interpretations by the gospel writers themselves, he reaffirms the power of parables to challenge and enable us to co-create with God a world of justice, love, and peace -- Book jacket.
Subject Jesus Christ -- Parables.
Storytelling -- Religious aspects -- Christianity.
Bible. Gospels -- Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Jesus Christ -- Person and offices.
Added Title How fiction by Jesus became fiction about Jesus
ISBN 9780061875694
0061875694
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