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Parables as Subversive Speech Jesus as Pedagogue of the Oppressed

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ISBN-10: 0664253555

ISBN-13: 9780664253554

Edition: N/A

Authors: William R. Herzog

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List price: $32.00
Publisher: Westminster John Knox Press
Publication date: 5/1/1994
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 312
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.254
Language: English

Acknowledgments
Introduction
The Parables of Jesus, the Reign of God, and the Pedagogy of the Oppressed
The Peril of Not Modernizing Jesus
Interpretive Strategies for Reading the Parables
The World of Agrarian Societies and Traditional Aristocratic Empires
Blaming the Victims of Oppression: The Parable of the Laborers in the Vineyard (Matt. 20:1-16)
Peasant Revolt and the Spiral of Violence: The Parable of the Wicked Tenants (Mark 12:1-12)
The Unbridgeable Chasm: The Parable of the Rich Man and Lazarus (Luke 16:19-31)
What If the Messiah Came and Nothing Changed? The Parable of the Unmerciful Servant (Matt. 18:23-35)
The Vulnerability of the Whistle-blower: The Parable of the Talents (Matt. 25:14-30; Luke 19:11-27)
The Deviant and Prominent Toll Collectors: The Parable of the Pharisee and the Toll Collector (Luke 18:9-14)
The Moral Economy of the Peasant: The Parable of the Friend at Midnight (Luke 11:5-8)
Justice at the Gate? The Parable of the Unjust Judge (Luke 18:1-8)
A Weapon of the Weak: The Parable of the Dishonest Steward (Luke 16:1-9)
Concluding Remarks
List of Abbreviations
Notes
Selected Bibliography
Index of Modern Authors
Index of Ancient Texts