Monthly Archives: July 2007

Responding to Peter on Patristic Sabbatarianism

Peter is a friend I’ve made through the blog. He has a blog at merehumanity.wordpress.com Peter wrote today and asked why I had not answered one his recent comments on the blog. I believe the comment posted belowis the one … Continue reading

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The So-Called Hebraic Mindset: Fantasy vs. Reality

Several months ago I had a short series called Fantasy vs. Reality. Myths I attempted to bust in that series included the idea that Paul faked his Jewish practice to win his countrymen to Christ, that the Lord’s Supper was … Continue reading

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Messianic Judaism and Torah

Recently a friend tried to persuade me that there is a center or common core of doctrine and practice in Messianic Judaism in all its forms. That is, he wanted me to see that in the broader world of theology, … Continue reading

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Sabbath Meditation, Amos and the Plowman

Shalom all, I hope you are preparing for a good Sabbath or (a good worship weekend if you not Jewish). I will be firing up the grill to prepare some fresh burgers for a laid-back Sabbath tonight with just my … Continue reading

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Purity Laws and Resurrection, Final Part

My readers are a patient lot. You never complain. Occasionally I promise to deliver something interesting and put it of for weeks and you don’t give me a hard time. I promised several weeks ago to show a connection between … Continue reading

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Revisiting Gentiles in Messianic Judaism

I want to reopen a conversation that was started in May. On May 23, 2007, I wrote a post called

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Sabbath Meditation, A Little Humor and Some Spice

Shabbat shalom, and may your table be blessed this Sabbath with love and holiness! I used to go to a used book sale benefiting Brandeis University every year. The book sale was discontinued a few years ago (it’s online instead). … Continue reading

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The Purity Laws and Resurrection, Part 2

Two weeks ago I started something I have yet to finish. I started a short series on the Purity Laws of the Torah. That is, I started a series about the things that Torah says make a person unclean. Many … Continue reading

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