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“Without parables Jesus did not speak to them” (Mk 4:34).  Why parables? Why did Jesus use this poetic form to teach the word of God?  A parable reveals a universal truth.  Often the parables contain paradoxical messages or “contrasting (antithetical) and complementary (synthetic) parallelism” (The Gospel in Parables, John Donahue, SJ, p.1).  In today’s gospel […]

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The Power of Parables

“Without parables Jesus did not speak to them” (Mk 4:34).  Why parables? Why did Jesus use this poetic form to teach the word of God?  A parable reveals a universal

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