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A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man
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parable
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A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man
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  • His courtesy of manner rang a little false and Stephen looked at the English convert with the same eyes as the elder brother in the parable may have turned on the prodigal.

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  • Many people have heard the parable of the prodigal son.
  • This parable [The Good Samaritan] is one of the most famous from the New Testament and its influence is such that to be called a Samaritan in Western culture today is to be described as a generous person who is ready to provide aid to people in distress without hesitation.
    Parable of the Good Samaritan - Wikipedia  --  http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Parable_of_the_Good_Samaritan(retrieved 05/20/06)

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