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The Talking Pew: Jesus the Tax Collector? The Mighty General?

By The Talking Pew Caesar Augustus believes himself to be a powerful man. And maybe he is. He has ordered that the “entire world” be registered and taxed, and he’s got the armies of soldiers and legions of tax collectors to make that happen. Meanwhile, some folks with very little power indeed – shepherds who [...]

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