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Touching in the time of epidemics

After his resurrection, Jesus encounters Mary Magdalene. She runs to embrace him but Jesus stops her. Noli me tangere he says. Don’t touch me! (John 20:21). Scholars have much debated as to why this was said. One theory is that … Continue reading

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