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My understanding of Jesus parable of the Good Samaritan has grown out of interfaith conversations and relationships.
The teachings of Jesus of Nazareth, such as the parable of the Good Samaritan, the Sermon on the Mount, and the illustration of good trees bearing good fruit, all call on people to put into action those virtues listed by Paul.
The parable of the Good Samaritan makes it clear that anyone who is in trouble, whatever their culture or religion, is our `neighbour', and must be cared for according to their needs.
Mary becomes her son's most fervent supporter, even relating to him the parable of the Good Samaritan, which he later, of course, will pass off as his own.
In the parable of the Good Samaritan, for example, rather than working through control from the top down, God takes on the life of a despised ethnic and religious minority ministering to an elite and thus works in and through human life from the bottom up.
The parable of the Good Samaritan is one of the best-known in the Bible.
Collectively, these testaments to those who have abandoned or fled their homelands read as a modern-day version of the parable of the Good Samaritan, in which the immigrants are cast as strangers on the road.
He told the parable of the Good Samaritan to remind us that those we are inclined to despise or judge harshly are often the very ones who shame us in their mercy and kindness toward others.
Geoffrey Holroyd, Lay Minister, read the Gospel from Luke 10 verses 25-37 - the Parable of the Good Samaritan.
The name comes from the Biblical parable of the Good Samaritan though the organisation is not linked to any church.
The standard interpretation of the parable of the Good Samaritan is that the priest and the Levite walk by the fellow in the ditch because they're afraid that if he's dead and they touch him, or if he dies while they're ministering to him, they will become ritually impure because they will have touched a corpse.
By walking across the border into Samaria (Luke 9:51-55), healing a Samaritan leper (Luke 17:11-16), and narrating the parable of the good Samaritan (Luke 10:25-29, judged authentic by almost all scholars), Jesus would generate a powerful response, as Josephus insists, in some Judean audiences.