[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?

C
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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