A Preview of Sunday, March 8, 2015

*What are some of the ‘conventional wisdom’ sayings that we grew up hearing and how have they been useful in guiding our lives?

*Why are Buddha, Lao-tzu, and Jesus spoken of by Borg as teachers of “subversive wisdom?”

*What understandings and beliefs about God and Jesus can we/have we discerned from Jesus’ aphorisms and parables?

“What has been our road less traveled?


Chapter 4: Jesus and Wisdom


Aphorisms other than those listed by Borg

Judging – Luke 6:36-37

Attending – Matt.10:42

Misfortune – Luke 13: 4-5

Charity – Luke 6:27-32

Prudence-Mattt. 6:17-18

Being #1 – Matt 10:30


Why parables? – Matt. 10:13-17

Hidden Treasure – Matt.13:44

The Lost Sheep – Matt. 18:12-14; Luke 15:3-7

The Prodigal Son – Luke 15:3-7

The Good Shepherd – John 10:1-14

Supplemental Reading:

Robert Frost: The Road Not Taken

The 46 parables of Jesus: http://www.swapmeet