Oxford isn’t the authority on Scripture, but it is an authority on words. “Parable” has a specific meaning, just as “prophecy” does. No point in arguing if we don’t agree on what words even mean.
The other alternative is to use our imagination of our deceitful hearts as a source of faith as the unseen spiritual understanding.
No point in arguing if we don’t agree on what words even mean.
Proverbs are parables of another kind in respect to morals.
It would seem you misunderstand the word prophecy as well.