Monthly Archives: February 2009

On Torah Commentaries

Soon, probably tomorrow, I am planning to review a book I received from a Messianic Jewish Musings reader who thought it worthwhile to buy a book and further the cause of blogdom education. I will review The Commentators’ Bible:Exodus by … Continue reading

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Throne Visions

Although it is impossible, I like to imagine the electrifying terror and joy of ordinary men and women beholding visions beyond the veil. The sudden raising of the ordinary to levels unimaginable, the piercing quality of vision, the wonder which … Continue reading

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Responding to a Response: The Internet, Messianic Judaism, and the Myth of Biblical Judaism

Theology has implications. Part of the task of talking about God’s ways to concrete communities of faith is considering those implications. In a post earlier this week I took issue with a blog by Nate Long because the implications of … Continue reading

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Archaeology, David, the Valley of Elah

I have been here many times and even have 3 “David’s sling” stones from the Valley of Elah on my shelf. Here is more archaeological work that affirms the account of David’s kingdom (which has many doubters and skeptics): http://www.bib-arch.org/e-features/valley-of-elah.aspContinue reading

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The Internet, Messianic Judaism, and the Myth of Biblical Judaism

Those who try to learn from the internet about Messianic Judaism and a Jewish perspective on faith in Yeshua are only slightly more likely to find good information as those seeking fine coffee at an interstate truck stop. The internet … Continue reading

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Formulas of Intermarriage

If you are Jewish, have you ever thought about what it would be like to be married to a Christian? If you are Christian, have you thought about what it would be like to be married to a Jew? Of … Continue reading

Posted in Christian, Half-Jewish, Interfaith, Intermarried, Judaism, messianic, Messianic Jewish, Messianic Judaism | 3 Comments

The World Grows to Middle-Age

As I grow older I find it is more than a matter of my hair and beard whitening or my knees stiffening. In the forty-second year of my life I feel my certitude about many things shrinking. The words of … Continue reading

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