Monthly Archives: January 2010

Devekut: Deuteronomy 4:4

My daughter made a painting for me featuring this verse, a good one to keep in mind all day. You who cling to Hashem, your God, you are all alive today. Advertisements

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PODCAST: Yeshua in Context – Exorcism and Yeshua

Exorcism, or the casting out of demons, is a topic much maligned by images from movies. The idea of evil spirits, fallen angels, and demons is very ancient and is one of the concepts from the supernatural realm most difficult … Continue reading

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Ethics of Speech, by Ramban

I recently bought A Letter for the Ages (Iggeres HaRamban): The Ramban’s Ethical Letter. This is a short (3 pages in English) letter that Nahmanides (a.k.a. Ramban) wrote to his son. I will likely share brief excerpts from time to … Continue reading

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Hiding Our Faith

“A Jew at Home; A Man on the Streets.” That line was used to describe Moses Mendelssohn at a lecture a few of us attended as part of a series called “Five Centuries of Modern Jewish Thought.” A lot of … Continue reading

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Mapping Messianic Jewish Theology, ch 2

MAPPING MESSIANIC JEWISH THEOLOGY: A CONSTRUCTIVE APPROACH Richard Harvey, Paternoster, 2009 Buy the book here or here. This is one you will want in your library if you are involved or plan to be involved in Messianic Judaism or Jewish-Christian … Continue reading

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Best Info I’ve Seen on the Qeiyafa Ostracon

The Qeiyafa Ostracon is a triangular piece of pottery found at Khirbet Qieyafa in a 2008 archaeological expedition thought to be from the rough period of David. Some articles are making mildly sensationalistic claims about it. I suspect it is … Continue reading

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What do you do with Paul?

For more on Paul, Jews, Gentiles, Torah, and gospel, please order Paul Didn’t Eat Pork here. Paul is like a father to me. I understand why many people are obsessed with this traveling theologian-spokesperson for Yeshua to the Roman empire. … Continue reading

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