Are You Envious Because I Am Generous? Biblical Reflection for 25th Sunday in Ordinary Time A By Fr. Thomas Rosica, CSB
TORONTO, SEPT. 13, 2011 (Zenit.org).- When Jesus teaches through parables, he expresses profound truths with simple stories and images that engage minds and hearts. In the Old Testament, the use of parables reflects an ancient, culturally universal method of teaching an ethical lesson applicable to every day life, by using symbolic stories with concrete characters and actions.