The Syrophoenician Woman and Her Little Dog

The secret meaning concealed within the slur

Christ and Canaanite woman — Credit

In Did Jesus Just Call That Woman a Bitch? Steven Jones writes about an incident found within two of the synoptic Gospels in which Jesus apparently refers to a woman as a dog. I’m here to provide an alternative explanation based on a careful examination of the texts.

Mark’s version




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Timothy James Lambert

Timothy James Lambert

Author of The Gnostic Notebook series, stand-up comedian, and Gnostic. Known as the Judas Iscariot of Gnosticism for revealing that which is not to be revealed.

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