This study is an addition to the author’s popular “Back Side” books.
J. Ellsworth Kalas presents new insight into twelve of Jesus’ parables by entering them through a unique starting point, a creative retelling, a new “lens,” or the eyes of a minor or unsympathetic character.
1. The Value of the House--Matthew 7:24-27
2. The Man Who Talked with His Soul--Luke 12:13-21
3. What Chance Does an Average Sinner Have?--Luke 7:36-48
4. The Importance of Downward Mobility--Luke 14:7-11
5. The Danger of Being Good and Empty--Matthew 12:43-45
6. Risky business--Matthew 13:45-46
7. Miracles Can Be Overrated--Luke 16:19-31
8. Second Chance for a Poor Manager--Luke 16:1-13
9. A Laugh and a Prayer--Luke 11:5-13, 18:1-8
10. It Happens While We Sleep--Matthew 13:24-30, 36-43
11. The Importance of Being Dressed for the Party--Matthew 22:1-14
12. The Genius of Effective Waiting--Luke 12:32-40
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I have enjoyed all of the backside books. It's great to look at biblical lessons from another perspective. The reason I rated this only two stars was because several of the pages are not typeset correctly and the words run together which makes it very difficult to read.