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The Parables of Jesus

NTS 6661
Semester Credit Hours Faculty Modality Meeting Time Location

TBA

3

TBA

TBA

TBA

TBA

Summer 2022

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Fall 2022

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

Spring 2023

N/A

N/A

N/A

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This course examines the nature and use of parables in the Gospels and early Jewish literature. It will include a survey of interpretive approaches as well as historical, cultural and geographical issues. Students will be given the opportunity to consider the usage and repackaging of parables in the modern media. Special attention will be given to the exegetical examination of parables and their usage in ministry settings.

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