“…Jesus is talking about wisdom in our Gospel today, and he uses an example that gives us an important clue to his understanding of wisdom. He says that the crowds criticized John because he didn’t eat or drink — he must have a demon, the crowds said. And then the crowds criticized Jesus because he ate and drank too much — he’s a glutton, they said. Jesus points out the funny, contradictory result of this either/or thinking…”
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