Beyond the parable.
A new exhibit on the Samaritans.
The sacred precinct on Mount Gerizim.
A Palestinian thief or an “inside job.”
The few small Jewish groups that maintain the practice.
A photo essay.
Why is it different from the Jewish Bible?
An unresolved archaeological controversy.
An ancient Jewish offshoot that embraces strict biblical literalism, Samaritans have lived in the land of Israel for over 2,000 years. (With photos.)
Like the majority of American Jews today, the Cutheans of old rejected rabbinic authority and law. But while the rabbis have endured, the Cutheans have all but disappeared.