Defending the Pharisees
By Diogenes ( articles ) | Feb 20, 2004
It ain't easy to defend the Pharisees.
But somehow we always knew that, if it was going to be done at all, it would be done by an employee of the US bishops' conference.
The only role the Bible says the Pharisees have in the passion of Jesus is, in one case they try to warn him that there's a plot against his life," said Eugene Fisher, the spokesman on interfaith relations for the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops in Washington, D.C.
Nice guys, all of them. Helpful. Saul of Tarsus was a Pharisee, before his conversion. Another nice guy. Held people's cloaks.
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