The Parables of Jesus by Tomie dePaola

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An illustrated retelling of seventeen parables used by Jesus Christ in his teachings. Includes “The Good Samaritan,“ “The Lost Sheep,” “The Laborers in the Vineyard,” and “The Prodigal Son.” 

This is a fixed-format ebook, which preserves the design and layout of the original print book.
 

About Tomie dePaola

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Tomie dePaola is an artist, designer, educator, painter, muralist, author, and illustrator. He was born in Meriden, Connecticut on September 15, 1934. He received a B.F.A. from Pratt Institute in 1956, a M.F.A. from California College of Arts and Crafts in 1969, and a doctoral equivalency from Lone Mountain College in 1970. He has written and/or illustrated more than 200 books including 26 Fairmount Avenue, Strega Nona, and Meet the Barkers. He has received numerous awards for his work including the Caldecott Honor Award, the Newbery Honor Award and the New Hampshire Governor's Arts Award of Living Treasure. His murals and paintings can be seen in many churches and monasteries throughout New England. He has designed greeting cards, magazine and record album covers, and theater sets. His work is shown in galleries and museums, and his books have been published in more than 15 countries.
 
Published June 18, 2013 by Holiday House. 32 pages
Genres: Religion & Spirituality, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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Decorative Romanesque-inspired illustrations illuminate familiar Bible stories in a masterful blend of art and idea.

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Simple language, short sentences, abundant homely illustrations characterize the Gospel message of Dr. Chappel.

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If any Protestant preacher thinks that everything has been said that can be said about the parables of Jesus, let him read this book by the Methodist Bishop, Gerald Kennedy.

Apr 13 1960 | Read Full Review of The Parables of Jesus

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Decidedly a ""must"" book for all preachers who feel that there is nothing more or new to be preached from the parables of Jesus.

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The author, widely known New Testament scholar on the faculty of the University of Gottingen, sees the parables of Jesus as something entirely new and a primary source of historical material about Christ.

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In this ""popular explanation"" of sixty-eight parables of Jesus, the author aims ""to condense and summarize the commonly accepted interpretations of our Lord's parables as to make them easily accessible to the reader unskilled in biblical lore."" A work of this kind answers a definite need for ...

Mar 10 1959 | Read Full Review of The Parables of Jesus

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