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Jewish Roots and non-Jews, Part 5

To the amazement of many Jewish people, we live in an era in history, an era comparable to the Roman period, when a fairly large contingent of non-Jews desire to follow Jewish customs. In the Roman period Jewish communities thrived … Continue reading

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Jewish Roots and non-Jews, Part 4

It is surely a puzzle to most Jewish people than non-Jews would want to embrace a Torah lifestyle. The overwhelming majority of the Jewish community is ambivalent. I was reminded of this at a recent interfaith wedding. Among the four … Continue reading

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Jewish Roots and non-Jews, Part 3

In Part 1, I described seven blessings of non-Jews discovering Judaism, Jewish roots, and the biblical (Hebrew Bible and New Testament) theology of Israel’s unique election and role in the redemption of the world. These blessings have also brought confusion … Continue reading

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Jewish Roots and non-Jews, Part 2

* * * Be sure to read part 1 before this article * * * The problem a whole host of people face right now is a question of calling. What am I called to do? Many people are paralyzed, … Continue reading

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Jewish Roots and non-Jews, Part 1

A great thing has happened in the past few decades in the lives of numerous thousands of Jesus-followers. The yearnings of people who love God and who read the sacred texts of scripture with eyes of faith has broken through … Continue reading

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