Kingdom, Grace, Judgment Paradox, Outrage, and Vindication in the Parables of Jesus

ISBN-10: 0802839495

ISBN-13: 9780802839497

Edition: 2002

Authors: Robert Farrar Capon

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List price: $26.00
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 531
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.892
Language: English

Robert Farrar Capon is the author of numerous books and articles on cooking and theology, a passionate cook, and an Episcopal priest. He lives in Shelter Island, New York with his wife.

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 Sower, Continued
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
Death and Resurrection One Last Time: The Pharisee and the Publican
The Parables of Judgment
Introduction: Inclusion before Exclusion as the Touchstone of the Parables of Judgment
The Sovereign Light: Jesus as the Uncondemning Judge
Death as the Engine of Judgment: The Man Born Blind, The Good Shepherd, Jesus on Divorce and Celibacy, Jesus and the Little Children, The Rich Young Man
A Rhapsody of Unsuccess: The Curse of Riches, The Eye of the Needle, The Laborers in the Vineyard
Resurrection and Judgment: The Raising of Lazarus
The Onset of the Hurricane: The Final Prediction of the Passion, James and John, Blind Bartimaeus, Zacchaeus, The Parable of the Coins
God's Action in History: Palm Sunday, The Weeping over Jerusalem, The Cleansing of the Temple, The Cursing of the Fig Tree
The Eye of the Hurricane: The Question of Jesus' Authority, The Two Sons, The Wicked Tenants
The Deluge of Judgment by Mercy: The King's Son's Wedding
The Waters of Judgment Rise: The Authorities Challenge Jesus, The Synoptic Apocalypse
The Flood of Judgment by Mercy: The Fig Tree, The Flood, The Faithful Servant and the Bad Servant
The End of the Storm (I): The Wise and Foolish Virgins
The End of the Storm (II): The Talents, The Sheep and the Goats
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