Monthly Archives: June 2007

Emerging World Christianity and the Old Testament

I recently subscribed to Books and Culture, a publication owned by Christianity Today, and a treasure-house of ideas I might never be exposed to had I not subscribed. I was floored by an article I read at http://www.christianitytoday.com/bc/2007/003/7.22.html It seems … Continue reading

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A Dose of Yeshua Spirituality

Note that there are two blog entries today. If you have been following the series, don’t forget to scroll down and check out “Should We Follow the Rabbis? Pt 6”. I am reading (a little at a time, because his … Continue reading

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Should We Follow the Rabbis? Pt 6

I hope you’ve read Parts 1-5. You will find a link to Dr. Kinzer’s paper in Part 1. Last time we considered that the Pharisees criticized “some of” Yeshua’s disciples for not engaging in ritual handwashing. It would appear that: … Continue reading

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Should We Follow the Rabbis? Pt 5

This is the fifth part of a series summarizing and discussing a paper by Dr. Mark Kinzer delivered at the 2003 Hashivenu Forum. In Part 1, I have a link to the original paper. I recommend you read Parts 1-4 … Continue reading

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Should We Follow the Rabbis? Pt 4

If you haven’t read parts 1-3, you should. Thanks to Benjamin for the insightful and passionate comment. He basically said that: (a) there is no Biblical Judaism that omits rabbinic tradition since you can’t keep Torah without tradition, yet (b) … Continue reading

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Should We Follow the Rabbis? Pt 3

This is the third in a series on a paper by Dr. Mark Kinzer delivered at the Hashivenu Forum. If you will read Part 1, you can find at the beginning a link to Dr. Kinzer’s original paper. I am … Continue reading

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Should We Follow the Rabbis? Pt 2

This is the second installment in a series summarizing and discussing a paper by Dr. Mark Kinzer delivered at the 2003 Hashivenu Forum. If you will read Part 1, you will find a link to the original paper. I am … Continue reading

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