Item description for Parables from the Back Side Volume 2: Bible Stories with a Twist (From The Back Side) by J. Ellsworth Kalas...
Overview This study is an addition to the author's popular "Back Side" books . J. Ellsworth Kalas presents new insight into twelve of Jesus' parables by entering them through a unique starting point, a creative retelling, a new "lens," or the eyes of a minor or unsympathetic character. The book also will contain a study guide.
This study is an addition to the author s popular Back Side books . J. Ellsworth Kalas presents new insight into twelve of Jesus parables by entering them through a unique starting point, a creative retelling, a new lens, or the eyes of a minor or unsympathetic character. The book also will contain a study guide. Chapter titles: 1. The Value of the House--Matthew 7:24-27 2. The Man Who Talked with His Soul--Luke 12:13-21 3. What Chance Does an Average Sinner Have?--Luke 7:36-48 4. The Importance of Downward Mobility--Luke 14:7-11 5. The Danger of Being Good and Empty--Matthew 12:43-45 6. Risky business--Matthew 13:45-46 7. Miracles Can Be Overrated--Luke 16:19-31 8. Second Chance for a Poor Manager--Luke 16:1-13 9. A Laugh and a Prayer--Luke 11:5-13, 18:1-8 10. It Happens While We Sleep--Matthew 13:24-30, 36-43 11. The Importance of Being Dressed for the Party--Matthew 22:1-14 12. The Genius of Effective Waiting--Luke 12:32-40 "
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Studio: Abingdon Press
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.72" Width: 5.52" Height: 0.31" Weight: 0.41 lbs.
Release Date Mar 1, 2005
Publisher Abingdon Church Supplies
Edition Student/Stdy Gde
Series From The Back Side
ISBN 068774041X ISBN13 9780687740413
Availability 0 units.
More About J. Ellsworth Kalas
Dr. J. Ellsworth Kalas is a former president of Asbury Theological Seminary.
After 38 years as a pastor in four churches in Wisconsin and Ohio, and five years as an associate in evangelism with the World Methodist Council, Dr. Kalas came to Asbury in 1993 with the opening of the Beeson Preaching and Leadership program. He served as mentor to the Beeson pastors and as their preaching professor until joining the Seminary preaching faculty in 2000.
Dr. Kalas has received honorary doctorates from four colleges and universities. More than 35 of his books have been published, as well as 13 adult study quarterlies for the United Methodist Publishing House. He has recorded the entire Bible on audiotape, along with his Grand Sweep devotionals; these materials are now available on The Grand Sweep for iPhone. He is also the author of Christian Believer, an intensive study of Christian doctrine produced for interdenominational use. A video component, “Behind the Pages” has recently been added to his books, Parables from the Back Side and Old Testament Stories from the Back Side.
He and his wife, Janet, who is very much a part of his ministry, have four children and nine grandchildren.
J. Ellsworth Kalas currently resides in the state of Kentucky. J. Ellsworth Kalas was born in 1923.