Perspectives on the Parables

Robert H. Albers

Article Type: Texts in Context

Publication Date: 10/1/1984

Issue: Cosmos and Creation (Vol. 4, No 4, Fall, 1984)

With the exception of the Easter to Pentecost period, the Series A lectionary for this church year has provided the salvation story from the Matthean perspective for the church’s consideration. The Gospel texts for the Sundays after Pentecost have historically focused upon significant episodes from the ministry of Jesus as well as a rich and full offering of didactic material designed to assist the faithful in their growth in grace and faith as well as providing a compass to give direction for discipleship.

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