Category Archives: Replacement Theology

What is Supersessionism?

I got a wonderful opportunity this weekend to guest blog on Scot McKnight’s Jesus Creed blog (see my post here and the Jesus Creed blog here). Jesus Creed is one of the most widely read Christian blogs and Scot McKnight … Continue reading

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Israel and Messiah’s Return

I have been having dialogue with a number of people who feel that Israel’s part in God’s healing of the world is done. Messiah came from Israel and since that time, Israel’s part is finished. Israel to some is the … Continue reading

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Guest Blog: Calvin Smith Responds

Yesterday I featured a rather harsh review of a book by British evangelicals in support of Israel. I was harsh because I had hoped they would go further in recognizing the calling of Jewish followers of Jesus to live out … Continue reading

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Review: The Jews, Modern Israel, and the New Supercessionism

The Jews, Modern Israel and the New Supercessionism: Resources for Christians by Calvin Smith. King’s Divinity Press, 2009. My outlook on this book went from expectancy to disappointment to moderate enthusiasm. A collection of essays on Israel in the Bible … Continue reading

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Rev. 11 and Overlooking Israel

I have addressed in the past the sad tendency of Christian interpreters to overlook Israel in the book of Revelation: here, here, and here. It is a sad hermeneutic that can ignore the central narrative thread of the Bible (blessing … Continue reading

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Books on Jewish-Christian Relations

I will be reviewing a new book here soon (maybe tomorrow if I can get in some reading time today) by Calvin Smith, The Jews, Modern Israel and the New Supercessionism: Resources for Christians, due out next week from King’s … Continue reading

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#2 in The Hebrew Bible Speaks: Carnal Election

This is the second installment in a book I am writing here on Messianic Jewish Musings. The tentative title is The Hebrew Bible Speaks. In short chapters I will explore the theology of the Hebrew Bible. ……………………………………. The ways of … Continue reading

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