Category Archives: Yeshua In Context

PODCAST – The UnConqueror – Yeshua in Context

The last part of Isaiah is about a figure who has been described as the Anointed Conqueror, a messianic figure whose robe is dipped in blood, who brings vindication, but who also sets the oppressed free and binds up the … Continue reading

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Luke’s Temptation Narrative

At the Yeshua in Context blog I have some commentary today on Luke’s Temptation account. Why does Luke emphasize the filling of the Spirit? How is Luke’s understanding of the Spirit more subtle than the usual way people think about … Continue reading

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Poor in Spirit

How important is it to interpret a biblical text well? Obsession with details of theology, which is at least close to the same thing as obsession with a good interpretation of a sacred text, has been compared to speculating about … Continue reading

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PODCAST: Birth Issues – Yeshua in Context

The birth stories of Yeshua have issues. It’s not easy to understand why there are such big differences between them. It’s not easy to answer how the evangelists could have obtained the information in their accounts. And the virginal conception … Continue reading

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Example of the Use of Hebrew Bible in Yeshua’s Story

Today on the Yeshua in Context blog: http://yeshuaincontext.com/2011/03/hebrew-bible-in-marks-passion-narrative/

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Some Passion Narratives Commentary

If you don’t follow along with us in the daily readings from Torah and the gospels (the “Daily D’var”) then you might enjoy this example of commentary which I send out daily to a list (right now about 150 people). … Continue reading

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Cool Feedback from a “Gospel Test” Taker

I’ve had a lot of interaction with people who took my “Gospel Proficiency Test” at the Yeshua in Context blog. See it here. About 500 people have read the test so far and I could guess that about half actually … Continue reading

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