Robert Joustra

Robert Joustra is Associate Professor of Politics & International Studies at Redeemer University, where he is also founding-Director of the Centre for Christian Scholarship.

The Politics of the Good Samaritan

We've projected our political biases onto the parable. Can we hear it again, afresh?


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