There are certain stories which are not so much the heritage of the scholar and the material of the theologian as the possession of every man; and such are the parables of Jesus. Even in an age when men know less and less of the Bible, and care less for it, it remains true that the stories Jesus told are the best known stories in the world.
BYU ScholarsArchive Citation
Halverson, Jared M. "Of Soils and Souls: The Parable of the Sower." Religious Educator: Perspectives on the Restored Gospel 9, no. 3 (2008). https://scholarsarchive.byu.edu/re/vol9/iss3/5