Parables in the Gospel: A Critical Analysis
Parables in the Gospels:
History of Interpretation and Hermeneutical Guidelines
The author’s thesis is in this article is defining the parables and giving a historical review on how the parables have been interpreted and a brief history the way parables were interpreted throughout all of the church history. It defines how most Christians might respond to Jesus’ teachings that were spoken and illustrated in the Bible. It also talks about how people interpret the parables that have been used and commonly taken throughout history. The author explains the hermeneutical guidelines that help us to stay on the right path. He notes that Jesus speaks and illustrates the parables to teach us the kingdom of God. The goal of this paper is to analyze the article about the Parables of the Gospels: History of Interpretation and Jesus’ analogical teaching of parables instructional parable analogies. In addition to reviewing the parables, and explore the interpretation and the Hermeneutical Guidelines to account systematically for potential analogical misconceptions.
The article “The Parables of the Gospels: History of Interpretation and Hermeneutical Guidelines,” examines how the author interprets the parables; he examines the various competing hermeneutical approaches to these debated sections of Scripture. Plummer begins with Jesus’ original setting and the writing of the Gospels. The Gospel authors give contextual clues and illustrations to the meaning of the parables, with the attempts where every small detail has some theological significance. Plummer examines the early church of Reformation, where Christians began interpreting text allegorically. He also examines the Protestant Reformers of the sixteenth century decried the allegorical excesses of their forbearer etc. With each,
Plummer gives a brief history of the interpretive method and points out some of its...