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General Crossword Questions for “parable”

  • Story with ethical point
  • Relation that's normal fit
  • Story to make advocates turn pale outwardly
  • Initially promising, like some ground in the story of the sower?
  • Golf score can make a good story
  • Talks French about first two in Bible story

Encyclopedia

  • A parable is a brief, succinct story, in prose or verse, that illustrates a moral or religious lesson. Some scholars of the New Testament apply the term "parable" only to the parables of Jesus,[2] though that is not a common restriction of the term. — “Parable - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • The parable of the broken window was introduced by Frédéric Bastiat in his 1850 essay Ce qu'on voit et ce qu'on ne voit pas (That Which Is Seen and That Which Is Unseen) to illustrate the hidden costs associated with destroying property of others. — “Parable of the broken window - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • The parables of Jesus, found in the three synoptic gospels, are a key part of the teachings of Jesus, forming approximately one third of his recorded teachings. Jesus' parables are seemingly simple and memorable stories, often with imagery, and each conveys a message. — “Parables of Jesus - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org

Quotations

  • Such a one, having left the earth, sees Abraham’s bosom and talks with Abraham as we are told in the parable of the rich man and Lazarus, and beholds heaven and can go up to the Lord. — “The Brothers Karamazov” by Fyodor Dostoevsky
  • Watson to print it for me, telling him it was a religious parable such as the Pilgrim's Progress. — “The Private Memoirs and Confessions of a Justified Sinner” by James Hogg

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