Certainly the gospel story shatters the dominant culture’s system of lauding wealth & power, as the reviled shepherds and outsider gentile astrologers are embraced at the baby Jesus side. We KNOW that almost all the shepherds were of a poor class working for absentee landlords, often as endentured labour. … Read the rest
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If Jesus’ words “Do unto others as you would have them do unto you” are His best-known directive, His best-known story may well be the story of the Good Samaritan. That parable has inspired painting, sculpture, poetry, and film. The colloquial phrase “Good Samaritan,” has come to mean someone who helps a stranger.… Read the rest