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'Today salvation has come to this house...' (Lk 19:1-10)

O. E. Alana

Verbum et Ecclesia; Vol 23, No 1 (2002), 1-17. doi: 10.4102/ve.v23i1.1193

Submitted: 07 August 2002
Published:  06 September 2002


In this article, the story of the conversion of Zacchaeus in Luke 19:1-10 is studied against the background of Nigerian society. The importance of Zacchaeus' story lies in the fact that it remains a paradigm of how wealthy Christians are to make use of their wealth. His example will be advanced for emulation by many a Nigerian wealthy Christian as a way of wealth redistribution.

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O. E. Alana, University of Ilorin, Nigeria



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