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This clearly-organized, contemporary analysis gives scholars, ministers, and teachers valuable perspective on Luke—from Jesus’ journey to Jerusalem, through the Last Supper, to the resurrection.

exposed through Jesus’ demand. In fact, the parable’s layout, with its negative use of the priest and Levite, suggests what the danger is for someone of traditional Jewish religious orientation. It is here that Jesus turns the discussion into a confrontation with broader application than just this religious leader or his circle (so the negative portrayal of Pharisees in 11:37–52; 16:15; 18:9–14; Grundmann 1963: 223). Jesus rejects all attempts to shrink the scope of responsibility. The lawyer is
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