Daughter of Zion
In last Sunday’s gospel reading, we heard the story of Jesus healing a person in the synagogue described as worthy of being healed on the Sabbath because she is a “daughter of Abraham.” Jesus in effect says if the cattle can be fed on the Sabbath, he can heal a daughter of Abraham on the Sabbath. Interestingly, the Jewish people apply this appellation, “daughter of Abraham,” to the name of each woman who converts to Judaism.
At the beginning of the gospel,
Why is it that Luke did not use “daughter of