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Prior Discussions > 7. Jude's relationship to Old Town

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John Seymour | 1830 comments Mod
7. Jude’s relationship to Old Town has been characterized as, ”symbiotic”. In what ways is this evident?


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Jill A. | 654 comments MIsshapen and affected by his own sinful past, Jude "belongs" here with this sort of people. He can also relate to them and offer them something better. And he calls on their generosity to keep his soup kitchen going.


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Jill A. | 654 comments The names chosen by the author are not random. Especially Jude, patron saint of hopeless causes.


John Seymour | 1830 comments Mod
Jill wrote: "The names chosen by the author are not random. Especially Jude, patron saint of hopeless causes."

Interesting. Steven - first martyr?
Timothy - ??
Miriam - mother figure (being a variant of Mary, though Miriam certainly doesn't strike me as Mary-like)


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Jill A. | 654 comments Timothy was a young follower of Paul who became a Church leader himself.


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