By now we are way into this discussion. You really should take the time to read Parts 1-7 if you haven’t. This is a summary and discussion of a paper by Dr. Mark Kinzer delivered to the 2003 Hashivenu forum. Part 1 has a link to the original paper.
Having argued in Part 6 that Yeshua’s attitude toward Pharisaic tradition was basic acceptance with prophetic correction, we now turn to the next part of Dr. Kinzer’s paper. Dr. Kinzer asks, what did Yeshua say about ongoing halakhic authority (authority to make rulings for communal standards of Torah observance) for the Yeshua-community?
To answer this, Dr. Kinzer first looks at the Parable of the Tenants (Matt 21:33-46, Mk 12:1-12, Luke 20:9-19). Yeshua clearly condemns the