Monthly Archives: June 2008

A Reader Asks About the Jewish Gospel of Jesus

A perceptive reader asked a question that I thought was worth posting. I’m sure a lot of other people would wonder the same thing. Feel free to send questions to derekblogger@gmail.com and I will answer if I can. Also, if … Continue reading

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The Jewish Gospel of Jesus, Part 3

So far I’ve explained that gospel translates a Greek word meaning a message of life and hope and rescue from death delivered by a messenger in the ancient world. In Part 2 I explained that when Jesus said in Mark … Continue reading

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The Jewish Gospel of Jesus, Part 2

Last time we talked about the word gospel. Its ancient meaning is like the message brought by a runner to a city whose armies have gone out to defeat the marauding foe. The messenger stops to catch his breath and … Continue reading

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Take a Break for Music and for Peace

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The Jewish Gospel of Jesus, Part 1

Popular religion can be as confusing in its blend of ideas as a shelf of products at a mega-supermarket. Do I want extra strength or maximum strength? Lite or fat free or “made with Splenda”? Is Acme brand really better … Continue reading

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Politics Above Torah?

I read at jpost.com today a bizarre story about an Orthodox (I think ultra-Orthodox) rabbi making what seems to me a questionable ruling this week. He is allowing construction on a West Bank settlement on Shabbat in order to help … Continue reading

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Is There a Jewish View of the Afterlife?

I have a life motto: a great way to know a little about a lot of subject is . . . to read 25% of a lot of books! Well, I didn’t mean for that to be my life motto. … Continue reading

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