The Robe - Chapters XIV through XVII Summary & Analysis

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Chapters XIV through XVII Summary

Justus and Marcellus make their way toward Sepphoris where Justus lives. On the way, Marcellus purchases a donkey, blanket and saddle and presents it as a gift to Justus' grandson, Jonathan, who is elated and asks Marcellus if he is like Jesus in that he gives away his possessions. He then says that Jesus healed his foot. Justus later questions Marcellus who says that his people have many gods, that he worships none of them and that he doesn't truly believe in any single religion. He apologizes and Justus says that it's not wrong, that Marcellus is a good man, that he wants to believe and that he deserves a religion.

Later, Jonathan tells Marcellus that his friend, Thomas, wanted to ride the donkey and that he refused. Jonathan says that Thomas is lame and he obviously...

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