Allegory in Parables (Part 1)
Some parables are best interpreted as an allegory. It's important to ask if Jesus with his audience would have attributed meaning to these details and if the audience of the Gospel writers would have understood the details as being allegorical.
ALLEGORY IN PARABLES (PART 1)
A. Detecting allegory in a parable
B. Examples of allegorical parables
1. The Parable of the Tenants (Mark 12:1-12)
2. Parable of the Great Banquet (Luke 14:15-24)