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Yes, Jesus is also a "Good Samaritan". Though we are the ones that are supposed to learn from this parable. It's for our sakes he told it. Remember that God is "I Am", which is to say He is everything good and complete. This includes roles as a good neighbor and even a servant. If being a good neighbor is something good (which it is) then it's source is ...


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Since our purpose is to seek answers, rather than just discussion, I would say the answer is NO, the good Samaritan does not represent Jesus, even if some early church fathers and medieval preachers (who typically over-used allegory) interpreted it that way. (BTW, the reason for this overuse of allegory was that the Greeks were famous for it, and so it was ...


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One commentary notes: Probably no parable has been allegorized more often than this one. The most famous allegory is that of Augustine.49 The irony of Augustine’s and similar allegorical interpretations is that the parable is introduced (10:29) and concludes with (10:36) questions about what it means to be a neighbor, whereas the allegorical ...


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The question is whether the author known to us as Luke intended to portray Jesus by analogy as either of the characters in the parable of the Good Samaritan. Unfortunately there's no way of knowing the author's intent in this case. The New World Encyclopedia reference to Parable of the Good Samaritan offers some allegorical opinions, saying that according ...



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