Tag Archives: Theology

Borough Park Symposium III

Last week I was in New York for the third Borough Park Symposium, which brought together Messianic Jewish rabbis, leaders and scholars from all over the world. The forum, which is sponsored by Chosen People Ministries, is one of the … Continue reading

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3rd Helsinki Consultation: The Torah

This statement from the Helsinki Consultation was recently released and worth sharing. The Consultation is an important dialog effort which brings together Jewish believers in Yeshua from a broad spectrum and theological background to discuss matters relevant to all Jewish believers. This … Continue reading

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Mapping Messianic Jewish Theology

At last year’s Borough Park Symposium, Dr. Richard Harvey handed me a copy of his new book, Mapping Messianic Jewish Theology: A Constructive Approach. I promised him that I would review it on my blog.  With every intent to do … Continue reading

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Conversion in Early Judaism

There is a common misconception, particularly within the Messianic Jewish blogosphere, that conversion to Judaism is a post-biblical, and rather late “rabbinic invention.” However, very few people have really taken the time to trace the development of conversion (גיור‎, giyur), and particularly its … Continue reading

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Paul’s Rule

A good friend and colleague, Dr. David Rudolph, had an article of his; entitled “Paul’s Rule in All the Churches,” recently published in the online journal Studies in Christian-Jewish Relations. Studies in Christian-Jewish Relations is the flagship publication of the … Continue reading

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