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By Francine Hughes

A bumbling Goofy reports an abundance of hassle in his well-intentioned efforts to be a greater father to his son Max. motion picture tie-in.

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Likewise, despite the expectation of John the Baptist that Jesus will come as both saviour and punisher (Matt. 126 In the Sermon on the Mount, Jesus speaks of the persecution of prophets in earlier times (Matt. 12). ’ (Matt. 37). This same observation is recast as a bitter rhetorical question posed by the first Christian martyr, Stephen, to the elders of Jerusalem moments before they stone him to death: ‘Which of the prophets did not your fathers persecute? 52). 1), who later, as the converted missionary Paul, rehearses the motif in praising the Christians of Thessalonica for having effectually imitated the Christian churches of Judea: ‘for you suffered the same things from your own countrymen as they did from the Jews, who killed both the Lord Jesus and the prophets, and drove us out’ (1 Thess.

For example, defending the destruction of the 42 boys against the claim that it was ‘an act of cruelty and revenge’ by Elisha, the English biblical scholar Thomas Hartwell Horne (1780–1862) argued that the original phrase for little boys can mean ‘young persons who are grown up’; that, coming from an idolatrous city, Bethel, they probably insulted Elisha ‘at the instigation of the priests of Baal’; and that Elisha, in cursing them in the Lord’s name, did not himself cause their demise, but rather acted as a minister of the supreme Governor of the world; and by his order and in his name he foretold the punishment which was about to be inflicted upon these profligate idolaters.

49). Notwithstanding a modern historian’s examination of influences that might have shaped Jesus’ childhood and youth,175 one wonders whether the almost total silence in the New Testament about Jesus’ so-called ‘lost years’ might betray a reluctance on the part of the ‘inspired’ authors to depict the embodiment of divine perfection as an adolescent boy. Philo, the Hellenistic Jewish thinker whose lifetime coincided with Jesus’, expresses the generally low opinion of childhood that had been passed down from the ancient Greeks.

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