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La parábola del banquete de bodas y el traje de boda

Authored by Msgr. Paul J. Watson in Issue #30.4 of The Sower
La Parábola del Banquete de Bodas se encuentra en Mateo 22, 1-14 y en Lucas 14, 16-24. Como siempre, se recomienda la lectura de estos dos textos del Evangelio antes de leer este artículo. La narración de Mateo de la Parábola del Banquete de Bodas ¡trae cola (con aguijón)! Es otra de esas parábolas que nos hacen reaccionar. Fallamos en comprender la aparente severidad del rey en su trato del invitado – a quien, se nos da a entender acaban de traer de la calle – y quien no lleva puesto un traje de boda. La tentación, como suele suceder, es de dar la espalda a la parábola con el pensamiento secreto que no parece nada cristiana – algo así como nuestro juicio sobre las vírgenes prudentes cuyo trato de las vírgenes no previsoras parece de igual forma muy contrario a los valores evangélicos que hemos aprendido. ¡Tenemos que pedirle al Espíritu Santo que nos enseñe!

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