Category Archives: Mark Kinzer

Reposting: Nicene Creed and Messianic Jews

It came up in discussion here last week. And many of my old posts, from 2009 and earlier are mysteriously truncated by the porting process from the old site to here. So, when important ones get referenced, I go back … Continue reading

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Rudolph's "Paul Rule" Article, Part 1

One of the things that astounds me is the depth of scholarship in our tiny little movement. Messianic Judaism, further delimited in my understanding as the Jewish movement by that name and not the slightly larger movement including many non-Jewish … Continue reading

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Historic Moment: MJ's Future Through Education

Coming up on Messianic Jewish Musings: It happens occasionally that I have so many topics for the blog and so few days. Look for the following this week and next. (1) A series on a crucial paper by David Rudolph, … Continue reading

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Helsinki Press Release: Jewish Believers in Jesus

Jewish believers in Jesus is a broader category than Messianic Jews. The former category includes all Jewish people in churches, in Messianic Jewish synagogues, and even unaffiliated who profess faith in and allegiance to Jesus. Throughout history since the time … Continue reading

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Expositing Acts 15: The Defining Chapter

A reader sent an email with a few questions, including this one: How do you address the word of Yaakov in Acts 15:19-21? To me, the implication is that these are the very basics…but as they learn about Moses (the … Continue reading

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Judaism as Competition for Christianity

In the May/June 2010 issue of Biblical Archaeology Today, Angelos Chaniotis of Princeton writes about “Godfearers in the City of Love.” The reference is to recent research at Aphrodisias in Turkey, not too far east of ancient Ephesus. The city … Continue reading

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Torah and Messianic Judaism

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Wrapping Hashivenu and Answering Judah Gabriel

Today I am traveling home from the Hashivenu Forum in L.A. It has been an intense experience, both in terms of the theological papers and discussion on the one hand and the late night conversation on the other. I am … Continue reading

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The Nicene Creed and MJ

This is day 2 of the Hashivenu Forum in Los Angeles (see yesterday’s post for more about Hashivenu). We heard a paper today by Mark Kinzer, “Finding Our Way Through Nicaea: The Deity of Yeshua, Bilateral Ecclesiology, and Redemptive Encounter … Continue reading

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The Nature of God in MJT

MAPPING MESSIANIC JEWISH THEOLOGY: A CONSTRUCTIVE APPROACH Richard Harvey, Paternoster, 2009 This is our Messianic Jewish Musings survey of chapter 4 of Richard Harvey’s newly published study. MJT stands for Messianic Jewish Theology. See here to find MMJT on Paternoster … Continue reading

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