Good Samaritan


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Good Samaritan

New Testament a figure in one of Christ's parables (Luke 10:30--37) who is an example of compassion towards those in distress

Good Samaritan

man who helped half-dead victim of thieves after a priest and a Levite had “passed by.” [N.T.: Luke 10:33]

Good Samaritan

helps out man victimized by thieves and neglected by other passers-by. [N.T.: Luke 10:30–35]
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The good Samaritan has to organize a League of Good Samaritans if he (or she) is going to clean up that dangerous road to Jericho.
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Without a Good Samaritan law, New Jersey faces a similar problem.
When we set out to take the lessons of the Good Samaritan to heart and see the church, as Congar suggested, in some measure succeed in being that church of compassion and service, we may be too focused on being the star of the show of salvation history.
However, to encourage aiding strangers in distress, states have enacted so-called Good Samaritan laws to protect rescuers who act in good faith.
Joel Matta of Good Samaritan Hospital and writer Elizabeth Snead, above, examine the ProFX table, which makes anterior hip replacement surgery possible.
The number of people over the age of 60 suffering from alcohol-related problems is alarming, and we at Good Samaritan Hospital want to give this issue our attention," said Richard Santiago, Good Samaritan's director of behavioral health.
There is evidence of Good Samaritans in the Holy Land where church and government agencies, humanitarian groups and individual Christians, Muslims and Jews work, against mounting odds, for a just peace.
The fundamental problem facing a Good Samaritan on the street (the ability to do little more than render first aid under less than optimal circumstances) is not present in a fully staffed and equipped facility like a hospital," wrote Judge Virginia Long for the majority.
COURT'S OPINION: The Supreme Court of New Jersey held that the state's Good Samaritan Act encompassed only those situations in which a physician or other volunteer comes, by chance, upon a victim who requires immediate emergency medical care, at a location compromised by lack of adequate facilities, equipment, expertise, sanitation, and staff.
Scott Massa, seven third-year medical students from the Internal Medicine Residency program at Good Samaritan Hospital each spent a one-month rotation at the facility last year.
For the past two decades, 74-year-old Mary Elizabeth Johnson has lived at Good Samaritan Village, a skilled nursing facility in Hastings, Neb.