How Should We Read Jesus's Parables?

The parables Jesus tells in the four Gospels are peculiar kinds of stories that too many readers read very wrongly. In my upcoming book, The Storytelling God: Seeing the Glory of Jesus in His Parables, I thought it important to clear up some common misconceptions about these important stories. Before we establish what the parables are, however, it is helpful to establish what they are not.

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