Monthly Archives: February 2010

Reminders as we Go Into March

1. Want to participate along with a dozen other blogs and scores of Messianic Jews in J-BOM? (The Jewish Book of the Month Club). Check here for info and here to order the March selection, The JPS Commentary on the … Continue reading

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The Purim-Passover Connection

This is a little something I wrote for Verge, the newsletter of MJTI. You can see a little of Verge at vergenewsletter.com, which, by the way, will become a full online magazine in the next few weeks. We have columns … Continue reading

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PODCAST: Yeshua in Context – The Messianic Secret

The gospels are short as biographical writings go. In such short narratives we might expect a simple story, describing what happened in Yeshua’s life, what his mission was, how he was received, and the meaning of his death and resurrection. … Continue reading

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BOOK EXCERPT: Love in the World to Come

The following is the beginning of the eleventh chapter of my book, The World to Come. I watched The Book of Eli last night. Whatever the critics say about the movie, it had a few really good lines. Not least … Continue reading

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Descended into hell?

Okay, I’m having a couple of very busy days. And I don’t want my blogging to suffer. So I’m doing what people often do when they are short on time. I’m piggybacking my thoughts on things I find on other … Continue reading

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Tradition, a worthy saying

Saw this in a comment on Scot McKnight’s blog today. People often say they are against Messianic Judaism because we place too much emphasis on a tradition, Jewish tradition. Many people vainly imagine their religious practice is pure Bible, like … Continue reading

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J-BOM, Get Ready

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