Monthly Archives: December 2009

The Question of God's Absence in Our Need

I got a great question last night in a comment on the beliefs page here at Messianic Jewish Musings. Darvari asks: If you don

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Why the Medieval Rabbis Were Not So Medieval

Medieval is sort of a bad word to many people. For me it never has been. Chalk it up to a childhood fascinated with Tolkien and Arthurian legend and the romantic side of the Middle Ages. The Renaissance festival was … Continue reading

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Who Moved the Ladder? Biblical Archaeology Review

The latest issue of Biblical Archaeology Review has a fascinating and hilarious story of mystery. I’ve been to Israel eight times and I’ve seen the Holy Sepulchre church each time. I’ve heard my favorite tour guide (Itai) explain many times … Continue reading

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Shemot: The ZIBBC on Exodus

You will hear from time to time about the ZIBBC on Messianic Jewish Musings. The ZIBBC is the Zondervan Illustrated Bible Background Commentary, edited by John Walton. This is a resource I recommend for Bible readers. The set for the … Continue reading

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RememberJerusalem.org

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History and the Bible Story, Pt 1

Speaking of what he calls the

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The Center of the World

In Biblical theology, Jerusalem is the place where God chose for his name to dwell, forever hallowed (see Deut 12:5 for the origins of this doctrine which is fleshed out in the Psalms and prophets). In my work with MJTI … Continue reading

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A Place to Get MJ History Books

Cindy at the Caspari Center emailed to let me know that several of the books I recommend for your library on Messianic Jewish history are available from the online store at caspari.com/store. In particular, they carry Skarsaune’s Jewish Believers in … Continue reading

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PODCAST: Yeshua in Context – Yeshua as Messiah

The rationale for the Yeshua in Context podcast is getting back, in the limited ways this is possible, to viewing Yeshua

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A Better Copy in PDF of Haggadah for the Birth of Messiah

Many thanks to diggindarren whose comment yesterday clued me in about how to generate a PDF from Mellel. This copy of the Haggadah will print beautifully. Incidentally, this Haggadah and the others I have produced are works in progress. I … Continue reading

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