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

Kari Syreeni

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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.
Original languageUndefined/Unknown
Title of host publicationBiblical Parables : Essays in Honor of Robert M. Johnston
EditorsThomas R. Shepherd, Ranko Stefanovic
PublisherAndrews University, New Testament Department
Publication statusPublished - 2016
MoE publication typeD2 Article in professional manuals or guides or professional information systems or text book material

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