And He Taught Them with Pictures: The Parables in Practice Today.

By: Imbach, Josef.

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8vo - 21.5 x 14 cm.; 255 pp. An examination of forty of Jesus' parables tracing their origins to prototypes in early Jewish folklore. Finds in a wide-ranging review of world literature similar themes in the work of Dostoievski, Kafka, Tolstoy, Alberto Moravia, Isaac Bashevis Singer and others. Relates these themes to concerns of the earliest Christian communities and also to the modern crisis of belief and contemporary religious problems. Since 1975 Imbach has been professor of fundamental theology at St. Bonaventure Pontifical University in Rome. Indices of parables and names at back. An as-new and unused book.

Title: And He Taught Them with Pictures: The Parables in Practice Today.

Author Name: Imbach, Josef.

Categories: Catholic - Scripture Studies,

Publisher: Springfield, Illinois., Templegate Publishers.: 1997

ISBN Number: 0872432262

ISBN Number 13: 9780872432260

Binding: Softcover

Book Condition: Fine

Seller ID: 3229

Keywords: Josef Imbach Bible Christianity Parables New Testament Jesus Scripture Dostoyevsky Kafka