[Milton-L] John Brown and Samson

gilliaca at jmu.edu gilliaca at jmu.edu
Mon Sep 25 12:56:42 EDT 2006

>I'm not sure that we must read the designation of "Nazarite" 
as an explicit 
>reference to Samson. A number of OT figures took the 
Nazarite vows 
>(abstaining from product of the vine, no razor upon the 
head, etc.), 
>including the prophet Samuel. Being a Nazarite involved 
living a life of 
>self-sacrifice and deprivation.

I remember John Brown having a beard and long hair [I think] -
 how about the rest of it? Was he a teetotler also?

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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