The Parables of Jesus (SC-614)
This class will examine the nature and form of Jesus’ parables and their various interpretations determined by the contexts of the “historical Jesus,” Gospel narratives, political and social agendas, and homiletic interests. Methods range from historical- and literary-critical analysis to autobiographical, liberationist and ideological criticisms. Students will also explore the nuances of the Greek text (knowledge of Greek is not required).
Course fulfills the following curricular requirements:
MAIRS - Ministerial Studies: Scripture
MAIRS - Interreligious Studies: Elective
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