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From Preservation to Passion

Why do the priest and the Levite pass by the man on the side of the road, and why does the Samaritan stop? What is going on inside their heads? What is going on inside their hearts? What is motivating them? Why did the first two keep going and the other one stop? While these may be simple questions to ask, they are elusive to answer, because the parable doesn't tell us why these men do what they do. It…
Peter Jonker
December 16, 2003