Christ, The Good Shepherd

1. What is the authors main point in the article? 

2. Explain the theological significance of the Shepard by identifying 5 of their duties and responsibilities. 

3. How does this understanding go against conventional imagery of Christ being meek, and mild? Why type of image should be conjured up when we hear, Christ, the Good Shepherd? What does a "good" shepherd do?

4. How should the imagery of Christ the Shepherd be seen as a call to action?