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The last judge of ancient Israel and a Nazarite

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Does the Catholic Church put the death of Samson in the category of suicide?

At Judges 16: 289-30 (NRSVCE) we see the account of death of Samson: Then Samson called to the Lord and said, “Lord God, remember me and strengthen me only this once, O God, so that with this one ...
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How does Samson foreshadow Christ?

Samson is an Old Testament character that is often depicted from the pulpit as a womanizer of marginal character. However, there seems to be a growing perspective that Samson foreshadows first advent ...