Samaritans, from a photo c. 1900 by the Palestine Exploration Fund. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
Samaritan and the Samaritan Torah (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
SAMARITAN PRIEST AND MEMBERS OF THE COMMUNITY (Photo credit: Government Press Office)
PORT-AU-PRINCE, HAITI - DECEMBER 12: Franklin Graham (L) and Sarah Palin hold a press conference in a supply warehouse on the grounds of the Samaritan's Purse compound on December 12, 2010 just outside of Port-au-Prince, Haiti. Samaritan's Purse is a Christian relief organization that is currently providing aid to the victims of Haiti. (Image credit: Getty Images via @daylife)
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Samaritans were hated by Jesus' target audience, the Jews, to such a degree that the Lawyer's phrase "The one who had mercy on him" may indicate a reluctance to name the Samaritan. The Samaritans in turn hated the Jews.[1
( Who are the 'Christians' listening to ? )
One day we must come to see that the whole Jericho road must be transformed so that men and women will not be constantly beaten and robbed as they make their journey on life's highway. True compassion is more than flinging a coin to a beggar; it is not haphazard and superficial. It comes to see that an edifice which produces beggars needs restructuring.
( Or put more currently....who would Jesus bomb ?... Predator
1. An organism that lives by preying on other organisms.
2. One that victimizes, plunders, or destroys, especially for one's own gain.
Truth in advertising ? )