*What was Jesus’ central message and why was it so offending to official Judaism and to the occupying Roman & Herodian rulers?
*In what ways was Jesus’ threatening the prevailing imitatio dei as God is Holy and the very hierarchical ‘Purity’ System’ of his day?
*In what ways is Jesus’ attack on the Purity System in his time relevant to what is happening in our time: in the U.S. and globally?
Chapter 3:‘Jesus, Compassion and Politics”
Jesus’ attack on Purity as the purpose
Luke 11: 42-44
Jesus’ critique of inside vs outside
The Good Samaritan