Justice Matters, But Which Justice? In the Case of Jesus' Parables
AbstractJesus taught a variety of parables that cover many issues of his time. One prevalent issue is regarding justice. But the concept of justice is not monolithic. In first-century Palestine, Jesus faced many kinds of justice issues and he told various parables to address them. It is important to identify different types of justice in his parables, because otherwise we may lose his point and misrepresent him. This article explores different types of justice addressed in Jesus’ parables.