Jewish Storytelling

Source: The Complete Library of Christian Worship, Robert E. Webber, General Editor

Christian storytelling is rooted in the ancient Jewish tradition of telling stories. In telling the story, its reality and power are made present to the hearers, so that by entering into the story they experience its significance and power to shape their perspectives and the living out of their own stories of faith.

The Old Testament Background of Jewish Storytelling

Jews have always loved a good story. The Old Testament itself embraces hundreds of stories of every kind, and, almost without...


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