K'iche' Maya Oral History Project



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A rich man went to the church and invited Jesus to eat with him. He made a great fiesta for Jesus. While he was waiting for Jesus to arrive, a crippled man arrived to beg for food and drink. The rich man sent his dogs to chase the poor beggar away. Jesus never arrived at the fiesta. The rich man lost all of his riches because he didn't take care of Jesus who arrived in the person of a poor beggar.

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Latin American and Iberian Institute, University of New Mexico


Power; wealth; faith; religion


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Oral History #053: A Poor Man Invited Jesus to Dine With Him



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