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chapter 2
Example Parables

Go and Do – or Don’t Do- Likewise

Once upon a time, long, long ago, theologians used to debate whether God was all- present, all- knowing, and all- powerful. That, of course, is not God, but Google. If you look up “parable” in that ethereal omniscience, it refers you to Wikipedia, which defines parable as “a brief, succinct story, in prose or verse, that illustrates a moral or religious lesson. It differs from a fable in that fables use animals, plants, inanimate objects, and forces of nature as characters, while parables generally feature human characters.” That is a very common definition of parables, but I cite it here to qualify it in the light of my own different definition in the Prologue...

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