“And they were astonished at His teaching” (Mark 1:22).
Back in the 1950s, graduate students at Johns Hopkins University began a study of
200 selected young men between the ages of twelve and sixteen who lived in an “emotionally, economically, and culturally deprived inner-city ghetto.” When they had completed their analysis of those young men’s economic, social and cultural environment, the student-researchers were instructed to make certain predictions as to where the 200 youngsters would be twenty-five years hence. Among the several predictions made was this: “Within twenty-five years, 196 of the 200 subjects would have done some jail time.”
Twenty-five years later, another group of graduate students were assigned to track down the 200 subjects and check on…
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