Faith Matters

Martin Henry: Finding wisdom in foolishness

The parable of the 'wise and foolish virgins' tells us something of the mystery of God, says Martin Henry

This painting by Hieronymus Francken, from around 1616, depicts the parable of the wise and foolish virgins. It can be found in the State Hermitage Museum in St Petersburg, Russia.
Martin Henry
ALTHOUGH the parables of Jesus are better known than many other parts of the gospels, they can sometimes be, a bit like riddles, difficult to fathom. In modern times we have been told sternly by bi[...]

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