Monthly Archives: August 2007

Good Reading on Israeli-Palestinian Issue and Evangelicals

Got one heck of a busy week going on. Sorry for the pitifully small amount of content here this week. Bear with me and there will be more stuff here, I promise. Meanwhile, I will cheat today and give you … Continue reading

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Some Notes on Acts 15, Pt 3

This is the third and last in a series of notes on Acts 15, a passage which comes up frequently. Acts 15 is a key to understanding Jewish-Gentile relationships to the Torah in the New Covenant. Acts 15 Notes: Part … Continue reading

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Sabbath Meditation, Walking As He Walked

I hope your table will be as joyous as mine tonight. I have new friends and old coming. I have a fresh supply of wine, six bottles (don’t worry, we won’t drink them all tonight). I have my seven kids … Continue reading

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Some Notes on Acts 15, Pt 2

Here is part 2 of some notes I wrote a few years ago on Acts 15. This passage is at the heart of the debate about Gentiles, Torah, and the Yeshua-movement. Acts 15 Notes: Part 2 Reference: Luke Timothy Johnson, … Continue reading

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Conversation with an Orthodox Shaliach, Persons and Souls

I had lunch today with an old friend/adversary. Let’s call him Rich. He is a businessman and a family man, but in his spare time (so-called) he runs an organization calling Jews back to Torah, and Jews away from faith … Continue reading

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Some Notes on Acts 15

Acts 15 has come up quite a bit lately. I thought I would post some notes I wrote some time ago. I know it is not the same as writing something fresh for the blog, but I hope you will … Continue reading

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A New Look at Paul, Justification

This is the fifth in a series based on a paper by N.T. Wright about the New Perspective on Paul. There is no one New Perspective, but there is a trend in various scholars (especially E.P. Sanders, James Dunn, and … Continue reading

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