[Milton-L] Resend of question re Judaism

gilliaca at jmu.edu gilliaca at jmu.edu
Thu Jul 27 13:52:52 EDT 2006

>I can't resist pointing out (despite opinions to the 
contrary of some of my Southern Baptist students) that Jesus 
was himself a Jew, as were his terrestrial mother and father. 
He didn't know at the time that he was 
preaching "Christianity."

Many years ago I had a student in freshman comp comment, in 
what context I have long forgotten, that the Virgin Mary was 
given the privilege of being Jesus' mother "because she was 
such a good Christian."

I was speechless!
Cynthia A. Gilliatt
English Department, JMU
JMU Safe Zones participant
"You have made God in your own image when God hates the same people you hate." Fr. John Weston

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