Archive for May, 2014

“Flee Self-Righteousness” – a look at the Parable of the Unrighteous Manager in Luke 16

The parable of the unrighteous manager has discomfited preachers, Bible-teachers and commentators for ages – it looks as if Jesus commended dishonesty! Besides which, the standard interpretation that the point of the parable is to encourage shrewdness seems so ad-hoc and out of context. This paper discusses this difficult issue and suggests an alternative interpretation. […]