David B. Gowler

David B. Gowler is the Pierce Chair of Religion at Oxford College of Emory University and senior faculty fellow, Center for Ethics, Emory University. He is the author of several books; dozens of articles, book chapters, and book reviews; and is the editor or coeditor of over 30 books. His books on the parables include What are They Saying about the the Parables?The Parables after Jesus, Howard Thurman: Sermons on the Parables. His current book project is about Howard Thurman and the parables, What Do Parables Want (Paulist Press).

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What can Renaissance art and Howard Thurman tell us about the prodigal son?

Sit and listen; go and do: Mary and Martha as examples of faith and action

Painting urges viewers to speak and act as Jesus did in an inhumane world

Rembrandt's technique sheds light on how parables work

Artist illuminates Jesus' radical message in the Way of the Cross

'The Mote and the Beam' gives insight into COVID-19 debates

'Good trouble': What we see in Jesus' parable of the persistent widow

Hope and despair in Rembrandt's 'The Good Samaritan'