Surprise, Surprise! The Parables of Jesus and the Psychology of Surprise

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List of Authors: Kari Syreeni
Editors: Thomas R. Shepherd, Ranko Stefanovic
Publisher: Andrews University, New Testament Department
Place: Berrien Springs, Michigan
Publication year: 2016
Book title: Biblical Parables : Essays in Honor of Robert M. Johnston
Start page: 68
End page: 79


The parables assigned to Jesus in the Gospels often include a moment of surprise. The present article examines the surprise effect from a psychological point of view and in a comparative-religion context.

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