The Common Good

A Sermon on the "Good" Samaritan

From what I hear, if you are taking a trip to the Holy Land you can visit the actual road from Jerusalem to modern-day Jericho, and local tour guides are happy, for the right price, to show you the exact spot where the Good Samaritan helped the man found beaten by thieves. Many an earnest Christian has paid for such an "authentic" holy land experience before remembering that the Good Samaritan was just a parable.

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