Text and Context Session 7: Jesus - Time and Talents - Sample Clip

 

Desi compares and contrasts the Parable of the Pounds (Luke 19:11-27) with the Parable of the Talents (Matthew 25:14-28), while at the same time making a strong case that these stories need to be understood within the context of when and where they were told. He also spends some time explaining the importance of understanding the Hebraic concept of "Qal va'homer" - reasoning from the light to the heavy.

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