A Historic-Critical and Literary-Cultural Approach to the Parables of the Kingdom

A Language Arts Textbook on the New Testament Parables

by Melissa Lynch



Book Details

Language : English
Publication Date : 7/31/2012

Format : Softcover
Dimensions : 6x9
Page Count : 272
ISBN : 9781477253175
Format : Hardcover
Dimensions : 6x9
Page Count : 272
ISBN : 9781477253182
Format : E-Book
Dimensions : N/A
Page Count : 272
ISBN : 9781477253199

About the Book

This is the accompanying text book for the Parables of the Kingdom curricular unit for Language Arts. The New Testament Parables are approached from a historic-critical and literary-cultural lens which analyzes history, geography, economic distribution and feudal systems; as well as literary techniques and narrative story mapping. It also includes a chapter on Roman Catholic social justice extensions of the parable teachings. Student work studies include: vocabulary; comprehension, summary and discussion questions; and group activities.

About the Author

Melissa Lynch received her Bachelor of Arts degree from University of California, Santa Cruz with a double major in literature and fine art. She then attended Santa Clara University for two master’s degrees in pastoral ministries and interdisciplinary education. She is currently a Ph.D. candidate in Fordham University’s Graduate School of Religion and Religious Education. She worked as a junior high school teacher for four years. Her teaching experience interwove her imaginative interests with practical applications, providing her with endless inspiration. She lives in the San Francisco Bay Area.