Monthly Archives: February 2010

Reminders as we Go Into March

1. Want to participate along with a dozen other blogs and scores of Messianic Jews in J-BOM? (The Jewish Book of the Month Club). Check here for info and here to order the March selection, The JPS Commentary on the … Continue reading

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The Purim-Passover Connection

This is a little something I wrote for Verge, the newsletter of MJTI. You can see a little of Verge at vergenewsletter.com, which, by the way, will become a full online magazine in the next few weeks. We have columns … Continue reading

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PODCAST: Yeshua in Context – The Messianic Secret

The gospels are short as biographical writings go. In such short narratives we might expect a simple story, describing what happened in Yeshua

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BOOK EXCERPT: Love in the World to Come

The following is the beginning of the eleventh chapter of my book, The World to Come. I watched The Book of Eli last night. Whatever the critics say about the movie, it had a few really good lines. Not least … Continue reading

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Descended into hell?

Okay, I

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Tradition, a worthy saying

Saw this in a comment on Scot McKnight’s blog today. People often say they are against Messianic Judaism because we place too much emphasis on a tradition, Jewish tradition. Many people vainly imagine their religious practice is pure Bible, like … Continue reading

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J-BOM, Get Ready

Want to read great Jewish books with hundreds of other MJ’s? Search J-BOM in the search panel to the right and you’ll find all the info.

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New Post about Corridors, Israel Tour

I’m forming a group of people interested in an adventure-exploration tour of Israel in 2011. Here’s a new post about it: http://wp.me/pODBk-8

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Classic Christian Creeds and MJ

A few weeks ago, I blogged about an immensely enjoyable and edifying paper we enjoyed at the Hashivenu Forum in Los Angeles, by Mark Kinzer. You can see that post here. Yesterday, on Scot McKnight’s blog (Jesus Creed), he posted … Continue reading

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Switching Haggadahs

I have a lot of Passover Haggadahs. I like to buy used ones on ebay and have built a small but respectable collection. I like to have some old ones and some new ones. I like Haggadot with pictures. I … Continue reading

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