César Fernández-Stoll

César Fernández-Stoll
Versión hispana

Wednesday, September 18, 2013

What comparison can I use for this people?


Actitud de los publicanos y fariseos

Gospel text (Luke 7,31-35): The Lord said, «What comparison can I use for this people? What are they like? They are like children sitting in the marketplace, about whom their companions complain: ‘We piped you a tune and you wouldn't dance; we sang funeral songs and you wouldn't cry’. Remember John: he didn't eat bread or drink wine, and you said: ‘He has an evil spirit’. Next came the Son of Man, eating and drinking, and you say: ‘Look, a glutton for food and wine, a friend of tax collectors and sinners’. But the children of Wisdom always recognize her work».
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