Date of Award


Document Type


Degree Name

Bachelor of Divinity (B.Div)


Systematic Theology

First Advisor

Martin Scharlemann

Scripture References in this Resource (separated by semi-colons)

Matthew 18:21-35; James 2:20; Numbers 23:7; Numbers 23:18; Numbers 24:18; Job 27:1; Job 29:1; Psalm 78:2; Proverbs 26:7; Ezekiel 17:2; Ezekiel 20:49; Micah 2:4; Habakkuk 2:6; Ezekiel 18:2; 1 Samuel 10:12; Proverbs 26:7; Job 27:1; Proverbs 1:17; Proverbs 6:5; Proverbs 17:12; Proverbs 19:13; Isaiah 14:4; Numbers 21:27; Numbers 23:7; Numbers 24:13; 1 Kings 10:1; Proverbs 30:4; Proverbs 30:15;


It is an accepted maxim that theologia parabolica non est argumentativa. It is, thus, not accepted procedure to derive a doctrine from a parable. Yet the proposition of this thesis is to show how the doctrine of justification is related to this parable by demonstrating how God's act of justifying men is described herein.

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