- New wisdom in age-old parables of Jesus
- Cultural, historical and social elements of the parables
- Follow Jesus through all of the parables
- Understand them in new and enlightening ways
- Wonderful insights on Scripture
Follow Jesus through His interaction with farmers, shepherds, aristocrats, religious and political leaders, and laborers in 13 parables filled with contrast, exaggeration, humor, and surprise that represent more than one third of His teachings. The scholar and the student, the expert and the layperson can draw inspiration from the greatest storyteller the world has ever known. Even lifetime Catholics who think they know the parables will be rewarded with the wisdom and history that the author shares on these beloved, grace-filled stories.