Theater 3: Lepers and healthy people do not meet

800 years port of Hamburg, May 1989
800 years port of Hamburg, May 1989

in real life, Leviticus 13:45, only on the theater stage do they meet. That a leper meets Jesus 1:40 is only possible in the theater. 

While the leper is allowed to approach Jesus with impunity, Jesus apparently does not feel the helplessness of the lame man, 2:4. The show interlude of lowering the sick man from the roof seems strange in real life.

With theatrical technology, even ancient, it was easily possible. For the spectators, it was a fun show that stuck in their memory and carried the message. That was what mattered to Mark.

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