The American Samaritan

The American Samaritan December 30, 2012

In a comment on yesterday’s post depicting a “Bad Samaritan,” it was suggested that there were ways of depicting a conservative American outlook that might be more accurate. It inspired the above image. What do you think? If the “Good Samaritan” in the story in Luke’s Gospel reflected conservative American values, rather than those of Jesus and early Christianity, do you think the character would have set off on a quest of retribution against those who left a man for dead alongside the Jericho road?

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