Good Samaritan

A text without a context is just a pretext for whatever you want it to mean

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Sarah has some rather eyebrow-raising events in her life

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Mary in Latin America

The figure of Mary arrived with the Spanish conquest

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Homicide in the Ancient Near East

Homicide is among the most heinous offenses in human society

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Bible Odyssey: People, Places, and Passages

Explore the fascinating origins of the Bible and its eventful history. On Bible Odyssey, the world’s leading scholars share the latest historical and literary research on key people, places, and passages of the Bible.

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The Nations
How is the term “nations” used? 

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