Monthly Archives: March 2010

For Christians: A Tip to Avoid Jew-Bashing

I had a great conversation today with a Christian pastor I respect and whose heart I know is in the right place. He had written a piece which in many ways was very fair in its description of Israel and … Continue reading

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Is the Cross Laughable?

I became aware yesterday of a site that parodies Christian theology and faith in general: mrdeity.com. It’s all great fun, I guess, if you have no fear of God. And the fact that I made that last statement qualifies me … Continue reading

Posted in Atheism, messianic, Messianic Jewish, Messianic Judaism, Scot McKnight, Theology | Tagged , | 6 Comments

Passover: Hidden Meanings in the Haggadah

Reading Lawrence Hoffman’s historical commentary on the Haggadah in My People’s Passover Haggadah is always a joy. My People’s Passover Haggadah (MPPH) has commentary from many angles by different contributors: biblical, theological, midrashic, medieval commentators, modern haggadot, feminist, spirituality, and … Continue reading

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PODCAST: Yeshua in Context – The Temple Disputes, Part 2

In perhaps the most decisive event in Yeshua’s life he took on the leading institution of Jewish life and made a scene. Most historians studying the life of Yeshua are convinced the action of Yeshua in the Temple was a … Continue reading

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Two new J-BOMers

Just met two new bloggers hot on the J-BOM trail this morning: Justin Bond (he has five in-depth articles about the JPS Commentary!): http://messiahconnection.wordpress.com/ No name is given, but he/she is off and running (hmm, interesting name for a blog): … Continue reading

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Is Jerusalem Holy?

There is a river whose streams make glad the city of God, the holy habitation of the Most High. –Psalm 46:5 (4 in Chr Bibles). In the First Temple, the Presence was in the Holy of Holies, the fire-cloud above … Continue reading

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J-BOM, Other Stuff, and the Early Passover Seder

J-BOM stands for “Jewish Book of the Month Club.” It is a movement across more than a dozen Messianic Jewish blogs and including hundreds of readers all over the U.S. and abroad. J-BOM is about improving Jewish education grass roots … Continue reading

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