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Thread #91828   Message #1752434
Posted By: McGrath of Harlow
03-Jun-06 - 08:50 PM
Thread Name: BS: Suddenly Britain has a knife culture
Subject: RE: BS: Suddenly Britain has a knife culture
It's there all right - Luke Chapter 22, verse 26. But it needs to be read in context with the rest of what he says, and not necessarily to be taken as an instruction that overules all that.

"Our Lord seems to suggest,in irony, that since he is to be apprehended like a robber, it is time this compoanions should go armed like robbers" (Monsignor Ronald Knox in the notes to his translation of the Bible.)