Parables

Introductory Material

Felix Just, “Parables and Parabolic Images in the Gospels “. (n.d.).

John S. Kloppenborg, “Form Criticism and the Parables of Jesus”. (n.d.).

John S. Kloppenborg Verbin, “Bibliography on Parables”. (n.d.).

Aaron Schart, “Die Gleichnisse Der Synoptischen Evangelien”. (2005).

Books and Dissertations

Craig L. Blomberg, The Tradition History of the Parables Peculiar to Luke’s Central Section. PhD diss. University of Aberdeen, 1982.  [Requires free reqistration EThOS, British Library. Unique id: uk.bl.ethos.344634   ]

Ben Chenoweth, A Critique of Recent Interpretations of the Parable of the Talents. Master of Theology diss. Australian College of Theology, 2002.

C. F. Evans, Parable and Dogma. (The Ethel Wood Lecture, Delivered before the University of London on 24 February 1976.) (London: Athlone Press, 1977).

Atef Mehanny Gendy, The Parables of Matthew or the Parables of Jesus? PhD diss. University of Aberdeen, 2001.  [Requires free reqistration EThOS, British Library. Unique id: uk.bl.ethos.364705  ]

Robert B. Kruschwitz (ed), Parables. (Waco: Baylor University, 2006).

I. Howard Marshall, Eschatology and the parables. (London: Tyndale Press, 1963).

Sally McFague, Speaking in Parables: A Study in Metaphor and Theology. (Philadelphia: Fortress Press, 1975).

Wesley Gordon Olmstead, Matthew’s Trilogy of Parables (21.28-22.14): The Nation, the Nations and the Reader. PhD diss. University of London, 1999.  [Requires free reqistration EThOS, British Library. Unique id: uk.bl.ethos.314256 ]

Simon Perry, Resurrecting Interpretation: Technology, Hermeneutics and the Parable of the Rich Man and Lazarus (Luke 16 : 19-31). PhD diss. University of Bristol, 2005. [Requires free reqistration EThOS, British Library. Unique id: uk.bl.ethos.420920 ]

Stefan Pilles, Die Parabel vom klugen / betrügerischen Verwalter Lk 16,1-8a(8b-13). (Mag.theol. diss. Universität Wien, Katholisch-Theologische Fakultät, 2008).

Kathleen Patricia Rushton, The Parable of Jn 16:21: A Feminist Socio-Rhetorical Reading of a (Pro)creative Metaphor for the Death-Glory of Jesus. PhD diss. Griffith University, 2000.

Articles and Chapters in Books

Robert H. Albers, “Perspectives on the Parables”. Word & World 4.4 (1984): 437-454.

Richard H. Anderson, “Luke and the Wicked Tenants”. Journal of Biblical Studies 1.1  (2001).

Mark L. Bailey, “Guidelines for Interpreting Jesus’ Parables”. Bibliotheca Sacra 155 (1998): 29-38.

Craig L. Blomberg, “The Miracles as Parables”. In: David Wenham & Craig Blomberg (eds). The Miracles of Jesus. (Sheffield: JSOT Press, 1986). pp 327-359.

Ben Chenoweth, “Identifying the Talents: Contextual Clues for the Interpretation of the Parable of the Talents (Matthew 25:14-30).” Tyndale Bulletin 56.1 (2005): 61-72.

Greg W. Forbes, “Repentance and conflict in the parable of the lost son (Luke 15:11-32).” Journal of the Evangelical Theological Society 42.2 (1999) 211-229.

Jeffrey A. Gibbs, “Parables of Atonement and Assurance: Matthew 13:44-46″. Concordia Theological Quarterly 51.1 (1987): 19-43.

David B. Gowler, “Parables and Their Social Contexts”. In: What Are They Saying About the Parables? (New York: Paulist Press, 2000).

Simon J. Kistemaker, “Jesus as Story Teller: Literary Perspectives on Parables”. Master’s Seminary Journal 16.1 (2005): 49-55.

Armando J. Levoratti, “Las parábolas como ficciones poéticas: comentario de libros.” Revista Biblica 59 (1997) 45-61.

Markus Locker, ” Von Gleichnissen Und Systemen”. Biblisches Forum 2004.

John G. Lygre, “Of What Charges? (Luke 16:1-2) (Parable of the Dishonest Steward)”. Biblical Theology Bulletin 32.1 (2002): 21-28.

Lorenz Oberlinner, “Die Parabel von den Weinbergpächtern Mk 12,1 – 12: Ein Beispiel für die antijüdische Einstellung der ersten Christlichen Gemeinden?” In: Klaus Märker (ed). Festschrift für Weddig Fricke zum 70. Geburtstag. (Freiburg: Alber, 2000). pp 54-77.

Wesley G. Olmstead, “Introduction: Of Authors, Readers, and Approaches to the Parables”. In: Matthew’s Trilogy of Parables: The Nation, the Nations, and the Reader in Matthew 21.28-22.14. (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2003). pp 3-21.

Dieter Heinrich Reinstorf, “The Challenge of Jesus’ Parables: A Scholarly Handbook for Ministers and Preachers”. Hervormde Teologiese Studies 62.1 (2006): 139-154.

Samuel de Freitas Salgado, “A Inclusão Da Ovelha Perdida: Exegese De Lucas 15. 4-7″. Revista Eletrônica Âncora de Teologia 4 (2008).

Ulrich Schmid, “Zum Paradox Vom ‘Verlieren’ Und ‘Finden’ Des Lebens”. Biblica 89.3 (2008): 329-351.

Walter Schmithals, “The Parabolic Teachings in the Synoptic Gospels”. Journal of Higher Criticism 4.2 (1997): 3-32.

Klyne R. Snodgrass, “Recent Research on the Parable of the Wicked Tenants: An Assessment”. Bulletin for Biblical Research 8.(1998): 187-216.

J. Lyle Story, “Twin Parables of Stewardship in Luke”. American Theological Inquiry 2.1 (2009): 105-120.

Jirair S. Tashjian, “Whatever Happened to Friendship and Hospitality in the Parables of Jesus?” (Paper at 41st Annual Meeting of the Wesleyan Theological Society). (2007).

Silvina E. Tejares, “The Parable of the Talents: Parable of the Risk Taker (Matthew 25, 14-30): Christian Model in Ethic of Work”. (n.d.).

Ernest Van Eck, “The Tenants in the Vineyard (Gthom 65/Mark 12:1-12): A Realistic and Social-Scientific Reading”. Hervormde Teologiese Studies 63.3 (2007): 909-936.

Herman C. Waetjen, “Intimations of the Year of Jubilee in the Parables of the Wicked Tenants and the Workers in the Vineyard”. Journal of Religion and Theology in Namibia 1 (1999): 1-14.

Herman C. Waetjen, “The Parable of the Ten Virgins (Matthew 25:1-13): The Integrity of Identity and Activity”. In: Marvin L. Chaney & Holly E. Hearon (eds). Distant Voices Drawing Near: Essays in Honor of Antoinette Clark Wire. (Collegeville: Liturgical Press, 2004). pp 117-129.

Wim J. C. Weren, “The Use of Isaiah 5,1-7 in the Parable of the Tenants (Mark 12,1-12; Matthew 21,33-46)”. Biblica 79.1 (1998): 1-26.

Walter Wink, “Letting Parables Live”. Christian Century (November 5, 1980): 1062-1064.

Brad Young, “Introduction: Gospel and Rabbinic Parables”. In: The Parables: Jewish Tradition and Christian Interpretation. (Peabody: Hendrickson, 1998). pp 3-38.

Ruben Zimmermann, “Metapherntheorie und Biblische Bildersprache: Ein Methodologischer Versuch”. Theologische Zeitschrift 56.2 (2000): 108-133.

Ruben Zimmermann, “Der barmherzige Wirt: Das ‘Samaritergleichnis’ (Lk 10,25-37) und die Diakonie”. In: Arnd Götzelmann (ed). Diakonische Kirche: Anstösse zur Gemeindeentwicklung und Kirchenreform: Festschrift für Theodor Strohm Zum 70. Geburtstag. (Veröffentlichungen des Diakoniewissenschaftlichen Instituts an der Universität Heidelberg 17.). (Heidelberg: Winter, 2003). pp 44-58.

Ruben Zimmermann, “Die Gleichnisse Jesu: Eine Leseanleitung zum Kompendium”. In: Ruben Zimmermann, Detlev Dormeyer, Gabi Kern, Annette Merz, Christian Münch & Enno Edzard Popkes (eds). Kompendium der Gleichnisse Jesu. (Gütersloh: Gütersloher Verlagshaus, 2007), pp 3-46.

Ruben Zimmermann, “Folgenreiche Bitte! (Arbeiter für die Ernte): Q 10,2 (Mt 9,37 F. / Lk 10,2 / Evthom 73)”. In: Ruben Zimmermann, Detlev Dormeyer, Gabi Kern, Annette Merz, Christian Münch & Enno Edzard Popkes (eds). Kompendium der Gleichnisse Jesu. (Gütersloh: Gütersloher Verlagshaus, 2007), pp 111-118.

Ruben Zimmermann, “Berührende Liebe (der Barmherzige Samariter): Lk 10,30-35″. In: Ruben Zimmermann, Detlev Dormeyer, Gabi Kern, Annette Merz, Christian Münch & Enno Edzard Popkes (eds). Kompendium der Gleichnisse Jesu. (Gütersloh: Gütersloher Verlagshaus, 2007), pp 538-555.

Ruben Zimmermann, “Parabeln im Johannesevangelium: Einleitung”. In: Ruben Zimmermann, Detlev Dormeyer, Gabi Kern, Annette Merz, Christian Münch & Enno Edzard Popkes (eds). Kompendium der Gleichnisse Jesu. (Gütersloh: Gütersloher Verlagshaus, 2007), pp 699-709.

Ruben Zimmermann, “Das Leben aus dem Tod (Vom Sterbenden Weizenkorn – Joh 12,24)”. In: Ruben Zimmermann, Detlev Dormeyer, Gabi Kern, Annette Merz, Christian Münch & Enno Edzard Popkes (eds). Kompendium der Gleichnisse Jesu. (Gütersloh: Gütersloher Verlagshaus, 2007), pp 804-816.

Ruben Zimmermann, “Im Spielraum des Verstehens: Chancen einer integrativen Gleichnishermeneutik”. In: Ruben Zimmermann (ed). Hermeneutik der Gleichnisse Jesu: Methodische Neuansätze zum Verstehen urchristlicher Parabeltexte. (Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck, 2008), pp 3-24.

Ruben Zimmermann, “How to Understand the Parables of Jesus: A Paradigm Shift in Parable Exegesis”. Acta Theologica 29.1 (2009): 157-182.

Older Works

Paul Fiebig, Altjüdische Gleichnisse und die Gleichniss Jesu. (Tübingen: J.C.B. Mohr (Paul Siebeck), 1904).

Adolf Jülicher, Die Gleichnisreden Jesu.(Freiburg i. B.: Akademische Verlagsbuchhandlung von J. C. B. Mohr (Paul Siebeck), 1888).

Adolf Jülicher, Die Gleichnisreden Jesu: Zweiter Teil: Auslegung der Gleichnisreden der ersten drei Evangelien. (Freiburg i. B.: Akademische Verlagsbuchhandlung von J. C. B. Mohr (Paul Siebeck), 1899).

David Schulz, Ueber die Parabel vom Verwalter, Lukas XVI, 1ff.: Ein Versuch. (Breslau: Josef Max, 1821).

Henry Barclay Swete, Parables of the Kingdom. (London: Macmillan, 1921).

Heinrich Weinel, Die Gleichnisse Jesu. 3. Auflage. (Leipzig: Teubner, 1910).