Preaching the Parables: Series II, Cycle C

Preaching the Parables: Series II, Cycle C

by William E. Keeney
     
 
Parables provide insights and lessons that are timeless. When they are employed in preaching, the hearer receives images that are easy to remember. Preaching the Parables provides a means of communicating the teachings of Jesus for modern Christians.

With each parable Keeney includes:

1. Scripture Text so readers do not have to refer to the Bible

2.

Overview

Parables provide insights and lessons that are timeless. When they are employed in preaching, the hearer receives images that are easy to remember. Preaching the Parables provides a means of communicating the teachings of Jesus for modern Christians.

With each parable Keeney includes:

1. Scripture Text so readers do not have to refer to the Bible

2. The theme of the parable

3. The context of the parable

a) how it fits into the church year

b) how it relates to the other scripture passages for the day

4. Some issues that the parable addresses

5. Ideas for preaching the parable

6. Creative illustrations which can be used in preaching

William Keeney holds a Ph.D. from Hartford Seminary in Connecticut. He has been Assistant to the President and professor of Bible and Religion at Bluffton College, Bluffton, Ohio, and Provost and professor of Bible and Religion at Bethel College in Kansas. He has also taught Peace and Conflict Studies at Kent State University. In addition to teaching he has served pastorates in Connecticut, Kansas and Ohio.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780788010170
Publisher:
CSS Publishing
Publication date:
01/28/1997
Series:
Series II, Cycle C Series
Pages:
270
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.57(d)

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