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Index of Subjects

Ademar 115–16
Aesop
animal, as 261–62,
craftiness, shrewdness, trickery of 124, 187–89, 347–48, subversive speech
death of , death of fable teller
disability and 123–24, 261–62, 271, 278'
early traditions about 74–77, 83'
historical figure, as 74–77,
humanity of 261–62,
humbleness of 28–29, 45, 270, 278–79, low wisdom, Life of Aesop , Life of Aesop
name 262–64,
physical appearance of 75–76, 124, 261–63, 362,
prophet, as 125, 250–51, 287–90,
race of 262–63,
rehabilitation of 91, 124, 269–73,
relation to later fabulists 91, 113, 116–17,
slave, as 74–77, 124, slavery
Aesop Romance , Life of Aesop
aesthetic features of fable collections 459–77
deliberate arrangements in 460–67,
thematic links in 460–67,
twin fables 460
African American folk literature 259–60
agonistic fables 319–22
Ahiqar 49, 77, 102, 106–107, 125, 268, 519
and mashal 49,
and Life of Aesop
ainos αἶνος terminology for fable
Akiva, rabbi 181–84
allegory 111, 265–66, 283–89, 461–62
analogy, as meaning of παραβολη 208–224
animals
as fable characters 65–66, 340–44, 351–52,
talking animals in 31–41, 158, 166–70, 374 myths about the fable, Golden Age
Aphthonius 38, 89, 142–45, 152, 156–57
“rational” fables 166–68, 237–39,
sample fables from 144–45
apocalyptic 435–36
Apollonius of Tyana 28–29, 73, 270
applications , epimythium
Archaic Period, fables in 65–68
Archilochus 66–68, 82
Aristophanes 69–70, 87, 89
Aristotle
influence on parable interpretation 20–22, 209–16, 237,
influence on Demetrius of Phalerum 78–79,
λόγοι in 209–217,
λόγοι as “narrative parable” 211–15,
παραβολή as “comparison” in 209–17,
παραβολή as “simile” in 211–15
antigelasticism 357–60, humor
audience 413–417, “you”
Augustana Collection 81, 90, 107–123, 519
aesthetic features of 462–64,
authorship 118–22,
connection to The Life of Aesop 119–20, 122,
date 119–20,
manuscripts of 118–19, 121–22,
redaction of 119–21,
sample fables from 36–37,
sources 122–23
authorial presence in fables 192, 255–91
Avianus 89, 98, 271–73, 323–24, 466–67
Babrius, fabulist, fable collection 90–107, 464–66
addressee 96–97,
aesthetic features of the collection 464–66,
Ahiqar and 106–107,
characterization of 257, 271, 416,
date of 95–96,
fable examples from 34, 92,
fables of moral conflict 312–14,
location 97–98,
manuscript tradition 98–102,
name 105–106,
prose paraphrase 48,
relation to Aesop 91,
Semitic influences 97, 105–107,
Septuagint, influenced by 102–106,
sources of fable collection 102,
use in education 93–95,
use of direct speech 310–14
Balaam’s donkey 61
Bar Kappara 187–92
Beispielerzählung 20–21, 206–207, 213–14
Ben Zakkai, Johanan 175–79
Ben Hananiah, Joshua 179–81
Berechiah ha-Nakdan 243–44
biblical scholarship , parable scholarship
blasphemy 250–51, 286
Brer Rabbit 260
Callimachus of Cyrene 82–83, 87
cartoons, comics 168, 365, 369–70
catechesis 453, 516–21
Chambry numbers 52–56
characters 339–83
stock characters 340–44,
stereotype characters 340–44,
underdogs 339–71,
distinctiveness of Luke’s 451–53, 514, characterization, children fables, farmer fables, fisherman fables, fool fables, shepherd fables, women fables
characterization of fable teller , fable tellers
craftiness, shrewdness, trickster, picaro 124, 187–89, 347–48,
slave, as 74–77, 111–13, 259–67,
sophist, teacher, as 267–77, 280–83, 422
characterization
in fables 339–83,
soliloquy and 111, 308–14
children fables 36–37, 110, 247, 284–87, 307, 325–330, 461
chreia 136, 144–50
biblical scholarship on 146–47,
to build plot 443–45,
and fable 334–36,
in the New Testament 146–50
classical modern interpretation 232–39
Classical period, fables in 68–77
rhetorical use of 68–70,
educational use of 71–72
coded speech , subversive speech
comedy , humor
comparison, as meaning of parabolē παραβολή 208–24
composing fables 73, 150–55, 171–72
contrapasso 370
craftiness , phronimos φρονίµος
Crafty Steward , New Testament Index, Luke 16:1–13 ethics, phronimos, trickster fables
cunning , phronimos φρονίµος
Cybisses, fable teller 178, 258
daughter fables , children fables
Dead Sea Scrolls 435–37
death of fable teller 28, 72–73, 114, 181–84, 250–51, 272, 283–89
defining “fable” 17–18, 29, 52, 155–60, 221–25
defining “parable” 42–44, 201–225, 237–39
from Aristotle’s fable 20–22, 208–17,
from the progymnasmata 17–18, 157, 170–71, 236–41,
terminological joker card, parable as 63–64
Demetrius of Phalerum
biography 77–78,
fable collections of 79–82,
relation to first-century fabulists 81–82, 119, 122–23
Dio Chrysostom 67–68, 276–77, fable tellers, characterization of fable tellers
direct speech 301–314
as characteristic of Luke 301–14,
as characteristic of fable 66, 83, 92, 111, 295, 301–14
Dishonest Manager , New Testament Index, Luke 16:1–13 ethics, phronimos, trickster fables
early Church
against Aesop 278,
against humor 357–60,
disdain for fable 531–33,
(mis)interpretation of fables in 531–33,
“parable” as invention of 207–208, 532–33
Early Judaism, fable tradition and 30, 63–64, 535–36
Early Modern interpretation 239–41
education in antiquity 131–55, progymnasmata
ancient Christianity and 131–32,
fables in 17–18, 29, 52, 71–72, 91, 131–72, 271, 416, 422–25,
gospel authors and 171–72, 516–21,
Jewish education 176,
stability of ancient system 132–34, 141–44,
stages of 132–34
eikōn εἴκων 20–21, 156, 201–225
embedding fables into narratives 40, 150–51, 386, 420–27, 536
entertainment, pleasant, fables as 138, 154–55, 277, 361–62, 283, 395
epimythium 151–55, 257–58, 384–95, 420–27, promythium
creating new lessons 427–31,
examples in Luke 407–413,
form and style 406–413,
function in education 391–92,
multiple for one fable 391–95,
reader orientation of 413–17, “you,”
shift from promythium 387,
source critical value of 489–90, 513–14
eschatology 421, 435–36, 445
ethics
ethical reasoning 309–14, 530,
of fables 91, 116, 138, 171, 309–10, 340–82, 530,
of lower class 344–57,
of L fables 408–409, 428–29, 447, 483, 540,
morally dubious characters 67, 339–81,
of “parables” 234–36
φρονίµος and 342–57
ethnic varieties of fable 168–70, 195–97, Sybaritic fable
fable collections 79–129
fable scholarship
rejecting distinction with parables 12–13,
important works of 44–57,
languages used in 46–49,
implications of Jesus’s fables for 41, 536–37
fable tellers
Aesop as 76–77, 123–25, 128–29, Aesop
Bar Kappara as 187–91, 258,
Dio Chrysostom as 276–77,
Horace as 164, 273–76,
Jesus as 254–91, 533–34, 536,
known by name only 70, 89,
Phaedrus as, 110–14,
Plutarch as 270–71
farmer fables 35–37, 39, 110, 145, 167, 219, 247, 286, 310–12, 350, 371–72, 375, 377, 380–81, 464–65
feminist hermeneutics 366–71
fictionality, scale of 378–79
Fig Tree , New Testament Index, Luke 13:6–9 , farmer fables
fisherman fables 35, 37–38, 42, 252, 297, 307
Fish Net New Testament Index, Matthew 13:47–50 , fisherman fables
fool fables 310–13, 317–19, 340–44, 370–71
Foolish Farmer , New Testament Index, Luke 12:15–21 , farmer fables, fool fables
forensic oratory 68–70, 125, 216–17
forgetting the fable
in antiquity 185–87,
by biblical scholars 7, 398–99,
by classicists 44–45,
by the modern West 231–32
form criticism 293–337
of “parable” 294–95,
of “fable” 294–95,
pronomina indefinita 296–301,
direct speech and 301–314,
fable structure 314–34,
expanding and condensing narratives 322–34
Friend at Midnight , New Testament Index, Luke 11:5–10 , shamelessness, ethics
Garden of Eden 373, Golden Age
genre 3–7, 11–19, 201–225, 293–94, 339–40, 400, 438, interpretation
ancient theory of 11,
approaches to 11, 400,
Bakhtinian approach to 339–81,
formal approach to 293–337,
interpretation as guide to 383–448
Gleichnis , simile
global genre, fable as 38, 168–70, 195–97
god fables 37, 86, 97, 104, 153–54, 193, 287–88, 297, 311, 318, 349, 372–76, 385–86, 393, 424, 436, 462–63, 488–89
God in Luke 375–76, 379, 488–89
Golden Age, as setting for animal fables 40, 373–74
Good Samaritan , New Testament Index, Luke 10:25–37
Graeco-Roman education , education in antiquity
Graeco-Semitic genre, fable as 31, 205, 225, 535
Great Dinner , New Testament Index, Luke 14:15–24
Halm numbers 54
Hausrath numbers 53–54
Hebrew Bible
fables in 28, 59–65,
lack of “true parables” in 30–31, 60–65, 203–205,
as source for Jesus 29–30, 63–65
Hellenistic genre, fable as 29–31, 173–99, myths about the fable
Hellenistic period, fables in 51–52, 77–87
Hermeneumata 138–39
hidden transcript , subversive speech
historical Jesus 3–5, 533–34
as unique “parable” teller 3–5, 533–34,
fable as context for 533–34,
Jewishness of 10, 29–30, 172–73,
“parables” as windows into 10,
quests for 11
Homer 67–68, 76–77, 123, 140, 153, 161, 171, 174, 217, 220, 284
Horace 164, 273–76, fable tellers, characterization of fable teller
“human” fables 14, 34, 36–37, 39–41, 339–81
human and animal world 33–34, 370, Golden Age
humor
absence of in parables 22, 234–35, 238–39, 357–60,
fables as humorous 22, 69–70, 116, 169, 357–71
Indian fables 59–60, 183
injustice in fables 261, 266, 350–57, 369–70, 424
interior monologue , soliloquy
interpolation 100, 438–42
interpretation 383–448, epimythium
creating new lessons 427–31,
multiple morals 391–95, 419–27,
parable interpretation derived from fable 396–400,
single point approach 395–401
impossibility 371–80, realism
inner thoughts , soliloquy
introspection 68, 307, soliloquy
ipsissima verba of Jesus 9–10, 333–34, 337, 455–56, 533–34
irony 276, 370–71
Jesus
characterization of 255–91, 422–23, 516–20, 533–34, 536 characterization of fable teller ,
historical Jesus , historical Jesus
Jewish Aesops 187–92, 243–44
Jewish genre, fable as 29–31, 97, 173–99, Semitic genre, fable as
John, Gospel of
fables in 527–28,
absence of παραβολή in 527–28,
παροιµία relation to fable 527–28
John Rylands Papyrus 493,
fable collection 83–87
contents of 85–87,
promythia in 85–87,
epimythia 87,
use of 83–84
Judge and the Widow , New Testament Index, Luke 18:1–8 , ethics, women fables
Jülicher, Adolf, parable theory of
“narrative parable” as fable 20–23, 212–14,
single point interpretation approach 395–401
kairos καιρός 352–53, 326–27, 526
kingdom of God, association with “parables” 9,
absence in L fables 400, 445–47, 480–83
l’action finale 315–36
l’action de choix 315–36
la donnée 315–36
Lessing, fable theory 15–16, 43, 396–400
lessons , epimythium
letteraturizzazione 89
L fables , characters, Lukan Fable Collection
examples of 9,
similarity among 6, 451–53, 514
Life of Aesop 75–77, 123–29, 249–51, 519, 524
Ahiqar and 77, 125,
biblical scholarship on 16–17, 128–29,
date of 126,
differences between versions 285–86, 288,
fables in 39–40, 223–24, 283–89,
genres in 222–24,
location of composition 126,
plot 123–25,
proverb in 223,
recensions of 126–28,
relation to Augustana Collection 119–20, 122,
similarity to the Gospels 39, 49, 127–29,
simile in 223–24
literate education , education in antiquity
L material
Aesopic connections in 248–53,
didactic orientation of 280–83, 290, 516–20,
quotation of fables by Jesus in 56, 248–49
logos λόγος , terminology for fable
Lost Coin , New Testament Index, Luke 15:8–10 , treasure fables, women fables
Lost Sheep New Testament Index, Matthew 18:10–14 ,
Luke 15:4–7 shepherd fables , treasure fables
low wisdom fable as 28–29, 45, 268–70, 278–80, stigma of fable genre
mashal and 177, 184–91
L source 450–51, L material, Lukan Fable Collection
Lukan Fable Collection 449–522
absence of kingdom of God in 480–83,
aesthetic features of 467–77,
alternative source-critical explanations for 512–14,
arrangement in 454–58,
asyndeton in 497–504, 513,
audience of 516–21,
authorship of 520–21,
catchphrases between fables in 468–76,
catchwords in 475–77,
conjunctions in 495–97,
contents of 515–16,
date of 520–21,
ethics of 408–409, 428–29, 447, 483, 540,
historical present in 491–95,
location of composition 520–21,
Lukan speaking formula, absence in 504–509,
parataxis in 495–97,
quantity of material in 512–13,
Sitz im Leben of 516–20,
style and vocabulary of 490–512,
twin fables in 468–76,
vocabulary in 509–12
Lukan speaking formula 329, 404, 432, 489, 496, 504–509
Mark, Gospel of
fables in 527,
and non–human “parables” 527
mashal משׁל
fox meshalim 31, 176–79,
fuller meshalim 176–79,
Hebrew term for both “parables” and “fables” 174, 239–40, 243–44,
in rabbinic literature rabbinic meshalim
not referring to “parable” in Hebrew Bible 63–64, 174, 203–206,
relation to nimshal 536,
translated as fable 197–98
Matthew, Gospel of
fables in 438–42, 524–25,
simile and fable 524–25,
Wolf in Sheep’s Clothing 524–25
Meir, rabbi 184–87
Mesopotamian fables 59–60, 196, 306
meta–fables (fables about fables) 185–87
Middle Ages 242–45
morals of the fable , epimythium
muthos µῦθος terminology for fable
myths about the fable 27–41
as children’s literature 27–29,
as a Hellenistic genre 29–31, rabbinic fable tellers
talking animal stories 31–41, 67, characters ,
realism in 31–41, realism
myths about parable 41–44
absence of humor in , humor, syndrome of reverence
as a Jewish genre 29–31, 198,
virtuous ethics of , ethics
realism in , realism
narration, levels of 258 287, 332, 346, 386, 415, 427
“narrative parable” true parable
narrativity, breakdown of 403–405, 423, 426, 497–504, 513
Nathan’s Ewe Lamb fable 28, 42–43, 60–61, 158, 268, 279
neglect of fable in research , forgetting the fable
New Comedy 303–305
non-elite literature, fable as , low wisdom
numbering systems 47, 52–56
Old Babylonian period 59–60
Old Testament , Hebrew Bible
old wives’ tales 28–29, 274–76, 278, 290, 532
oral literature, fable as 45–46
origin of fable 27–31, 259, slavery
parabolē παραβολή
absence of humans in 217–20,
absence of “parables” outside of the Synoptic Gospels 5, 247, 526–28,
in ancient rhetoric 208–25,
Aristotle and 208–217,
as “analogy” or “comparison” 205–225,
as equivalent for mashal 203,
as “parable” 201–209,
Gospel of Luke usage of 202–203,
in Hebrews 221
“parable” as concept derived from Synoptic Gospels 63–64, 197–98,
“parable” theory and 201–27,
referring to fables 201–208,
referring to many genres 201–208,
rendering into Latin 222
parable collection , Lukan Fable Collection
parable scholarship
history of 8–20,
implausibility of status quaestionis ,3–5, 17, 201–206, 225–27,
comparing parable and fable 11–20,
fable confused for parable in 201–207,
fable unknown to 7, 19–20, 253,
theological motivations in 36, 235–36,
waves of 8–11
paraphrasing fables 330–34
paroimia παροιµία 222–23
as folded fable 221–22,
in John, παροιµία of 527–28
paratextuality 84–85, 315, 344, 384–85, 427
Paul the Apostle
fables and 528–30,
comparative ethics 530
Perroti Appendix 115–16
Perry numbers 46–47, 52–56
personification , animals, prosopopoeia, zoomorphism
Phaedrus, fabulist, fable collection 107–17
addressees 108,
aesthetic features of collection 460–62,
characterization of 110–14,
classical education and 107,
condemned wise men tradition 73, 114,
date 114,
fable examples from 108–110,
manuscript tradition 114–16,
relation to Aesop 113, 116–17,
slavery and 111–13, 264–67,
sources of 116–117
Pharisee and the Tax Collector New Testament Index, Luke 18:9–14 vices and virtues
phronimos φρονίµος 124, 260, 300, 344–57, 437–38, 526
as tool of the weak 342–57,
morality of 342–57, ethics
Physiologus 433–35
physiognomy 75–86, 263–64, 271
picaro 124, 347–48, trickster fables
Place at the Table , New Testament Index, Matthew 20:28 (variant reading), Luke 14:7–11
plot structure 67, 314–34, 443–45
Plutarch 270–71, fable teller, characterization of fable teller
possibility , realism
Pounds , New Testament Index, Luke 19:11–27
power, fable and 45, 61, 66–67, 190, 259–61, 265, 344–57
prayer 303, 313–14, 427–31, vice and virtue
primary education 135–38
fables in 136–38,
subjects of 135–38
Prodigal Son , New Testament Index, Luke 15:11–32 , children fables, fool fables
progymnasmata 141–71
biblical scholarship on 17, 142–43, 237–39,
chreia in 146–50,
composing epimythium 151–55,
composing fables in 150–55,
compressing fables 330–34,
defining fable from 155–60,
expanding fables in 325–30,
fable exercise of 150–55,
“parable” defined from 17, 157, 170–71, 236–41,
redaction of fables in 150–55
prologue, Lukan 517–520
promythium 257–58, 300, 384–95, epimythium
contents of 405–406,
examples in Luke 403–406,
form and style of 400–406,
source critical value of 489–90, 513–14
prophecy , prophet
prophet, fable and 60–61, 125, 168–69, 185, 250–51, 283–90
prose literature, fable and 32, 36, 160–63, 261, 271
prosopopoeia 151, 280, 308–14, 343, 375–76
protest, fable as 191, 259–60, 283–89, subversive speech , Nathan’s Ewe Lamb fable
proverb 164, 202–207, 221–24, paroimia
prudence , phronimos
Prudent Manager , New Testament Index, Luke 12:42–46 , phronimos, kairos
pseudorealism 377–79, realism
public transcript 259, subversive speech
Q
absence of παραβολή in 525,
fables in 249, 252, 525–27,
fable vocabulary in 526,
used for epimythia 526–27
Quintilian 135–38, 164–65, 221–22, 277
rabbinic fable tellers 175–91
rabbinic mashal
characteristics of 195,
death of the fable teller tradition in 181–84,
disappearance of fable tellers 184–87,
emerging from Hellenistic fables 15–16,
examples adapted from Hellenistic fables 192–95,
Jewish education, fable in 176,
legal argumentation, mashal and 185,
low wisdom, and 177, 184–91,
rhetoric and 179–81
rabbis
popularity of fables with 15, 19, 30–31, 173–99,
relationship to Jesus 3–4, 11, 19, 173–75, 197–98
race, see Aesop, ethnic varieties of fable
rational fables, “parables” as 165–71, 237–39, 371–80
reader orientation
of fable 413–17,
of Lukan gospel 282–83, “you”
realism 31–41, 165–71, 232–36, 341–42, 371–80, rational fables
redaction
compressing and paraphrasing fables 330–34,
expanding fables in 325–30,
progymnasmata training in 150–55, style , ipsissima verba of Jesus
Rejection at Nazareth and Life of Aesop 249–51
relationship between fable collections , synoptic problem of fable collections
repertorium 74, 81–82, 83–85
réplique finale 315–36
resurrection 125, 283–87
reverence, syndrome of 365
rhetorical use of fable 68–72, 278, progymnasmata
Rich Fool , New Testament Index, Luke 12:15–21 , farmer fables, fool fables
Rich Man and Lazarus , New Testament Index, Luke 16:19–31 , contrapasso, ethics, vice and virtue
riddle 124, 161, 174, 189–90, 202–203, 207, 267, subversive speech
romance 303–305
Samson and the foxes 61, 145, 537
scribal activity 438–42
secondary education, fables in 139–40
Semitic genre, fable as 29–31, 173–75, 195–99, 225
Septuagint 48–49, 78, 102–105, 203–204, 537
Shameless Neighbor , New Testament Index, Luke 11:5–10 , shamelessness, ethics
shamelessness 345, 357, 363, ethics
shepherd fables 35, 43, 80, 85–86, 144, 310, 333, 350, 352, 377, 525
shrewdness , φρονίµος
simile , eikōn
single point interpretation, failure of 395–401, 432–38
slavery, context of fable 74–77, 111–13, 124, 259–67, power, low wisdom, characterization of fable teller
Socrates
composing fables 72–73,
educating using fables 71–72,
tradition of condemned wise men 72–73, death of fable teller ,
as subject of fables 461,
using Aesopic mode 268–70
soliloquy
as characteristic of fable 66–68, 306–308 301–14,
as characteristic of Luke 301–14,
as direct characterization 308–14, prosopopoeia ,
source critical value of 379, 483–89
son fables , children fables
Son of Man 149, 403, 421, 442
Sondergut L material
sophists and fables
shunning or embracing the genre 28–29, 267–77, 280–83, characterization of fable teller
source criticism 5–6, 449–522, Lukan Fable Collection
alternative source-critical explanations 512–14,
L source 450–51,
methodology 450–51,
parable collection theory 450–59,
relevance of fable features for 479–90,
stylistic evidence 490–512
Special L material , L material
Stesichorus 21, 206, 211–13
stigma of fable genre 164, 235–36, 268–70, 273–76, 462
among parable scholars 36, 232–36,
removing stigma from fable and Aesop 269–73
style 490–512
asyndeton 497–504, 513,
conjunctions 495–97,
historical present 491–95,
Lukan speaking formula 504–509,
parataxis 495–97, direct speech, form criticism soliloquy, τις pronomina indefinita
subdivisions of fables by characters or possibility 165–71, 357–81, “rational” fable, myths of the fable
subversive speech, fable as 259–60, 265–66, 277–78, 283–89, low wisdom, power
Sumerian fables 59–60
survenant 316–17
Sybaritic fable 38, 69, 156, 166–71, 195, 218
synoptic problem of fable collections 50, 81, 123
Syntipas 30
Syriac 30–31, 244
taboo, fable as , stigma of fable genre
talking animals 31–41, 65–66, 340–44, 351–52, animals, myths about the fable, Golden Age
terminological joker card, “parable” as 63–64
terminology for fable 12, 28–29, 52, 71–72, 160–65, 209–17, 294, mashal, Syriac, Nordic languages
themes in the fable 339–83
theological motivations, in biblical scholarship 36, 235–36
Theon 38–39, 132, 142–43 150–56, 160–63, 165–71, 332–33, 377–78
Theophilus 516–20
Thomas, Gospel of 247, 530–31
absence of parabolē ⲡⲁⲣⲁⲃⲟⲗⲏ in 247, 527–28,
fables in 245–27, 530–31,
relation to canonical Gospels 530–31
tis τις (pronomina indefinita)
as fable genre marker 296–301,
as characteristic of Luke 296–301
treasure fables 37, 219, 223, 247, 297, 309, 319, 371–72, 375, 462
Treasure Hidden in a Field , New Testament Index, Matthew 13:44 , treasure fables
tricksters 187–91, 342–57, phronimos, subversive speech, Aesop, Bar Kappara
trickster fables 344–57, 385–86
“true parable”
absence before Jesus , 3–5,
absence in Hebrew Bible 205–206,
as fable 201–206, 209–17, 224–25
twin fables 460–76
Two Debtors , New Testament Index, Luke 7:41–42
Two Sons , New Testament Index, Matthew 21:28–32 , children fables
underdog characters 339–71, Aesop, phronimos, low wisdom
unfolded proverb, fable as 221–22
vice and virtue 111, 136–38, 171, 290, 340–41, 388, 408–409, 434, 461–62, 466, 483, 530, 540 epimythium, ethics
vulgarity 357–60, syndrome of reverence
Warring King , New Testament Index, Luke 14:31–32
“Western” text 149, 438–42
Widow and the Judge , New Testament Index, Luke 18:1–8 , ethics, women fables
Wicked Tenants , New Testament Index, Luke 20:9–19 , allegory, characterization of fable teller, death of fable teller
Widow of Tekoa 61
women fables 170, 193–94, 310, 336, 344, 362–70, 375
Wedding Feast , New Testament Index, Matthew 22:1–14
Workers in the Vineyard , New Testament Index, Matthew 20:1–16
Worthless Slaves , New Testament Index, Luke 17:7–10 , slavery
Xanthus 74, 124–25, 187–88, 190, 263–64, 348
“you,” the reader, addressee, audience 257, 282–83, 410–17, 425, 438, 501–502
zoomorphism 15, 251–52, 261–62, 280, 434
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The Fables of Jesus in the Gospel of Luke

A New Foundation for the Study of Parables

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