"The parables of Jesus seek to draw one into the Kingdom, and they challenge us to act and to live from the gift which is experienced therein. But we do not want parables. We want precepts and we want programs. We want good precepts and we want sensible programs. We are frightened by the lonely silences within the parables." [John Dominic Crossan, In Parables - The Challenge of the Historical Jesus, Harper and Row, 1973,82]

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JGUBCprogramsCenter programs build knowledge, promote dialogue, and support action in a critical area at the intersection of world affairs. Under the leadership of a Center faculty member, each sponsors a range of events, publications, and interactive, web-based knowledge resources. The Center's Undergraduate Initiatives engage students as producers, and not just consumers of knowledge. See what GUBC has to offer