Tag Archives: Judaism

Book Review: A First Hebrew Reader

A First Hebrew Reader, by Duncan Cameron As someone who likes to read guides to various foreign languages [1], I have to say that if anyone learned Hebrew from this guide it would take a lot of work and would … Continue reading

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Book Review: Miriam’s Well

Miriam’s Well:  Stories About Women In The Bible, by Alice Bach and J. Cheryl Exum In reading a book like this, I wonder why it it exists.  This is not to say that the book is bad, exactly.  It is … Continue reading

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Book Review: Desert And Shepherd In Our Biblical Heritage

Desert And Shepherd In Our Biblical Heritage, by Nogah Hareuveni This is almost the most Jewish book that I have read, and I read a lot of books that could be considered Jewish books [1], and that is both good … Continue reading

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Book Review: A Life-Changing Encounter With God’s Word From The Book Of Acts

A Life-Changing Encounter With God’s Word From The Book Of Acts, by the Navigators As the fourth and final book that I read in relatively quick succession in this series [1], this book is unfortunately the worst of the series … Continue reading

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Book Review: A Life Changing Encounter With God’s Word From The Book Of Nehemiah

A Life Changing Encounter With God’s Word From The Book Of Nehemiah, by The Navigators As the second [1] of the study commentaries from this series that I have read, I must admit that I found this book to be … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Book Of Revelation Decoded

The Book Of Revelation Decoded:  Your Guide To Understanding The End Times Through The Eyes Of The Hebrew Prophets, by Rabbi K.A. Schneider [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by Charisma House.  All thoughts and opinions are my … Continue reading

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Book Review: Second Thoughts On The Dead Sea Scrolls

Second Thoughts On The Dead Sea Scrolls, by F.F. Bruce This is the second time I have read this slim volume, the first time being quite a few years ago when I lived in Florida long before the age of … Continue reading

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Another Trip On The Hype Machine

As I was pondering what to say about today that would match with the books I have read, given that there is not too much exciting going on in my life–since I do not feel like bragging about being a … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Bible Jesus Read

The Bible Jesus Read, by Philip Yancey This book’s title is a bit of a tease, but it’s not necessarily a bad thing.  Those who are interested in the complex relationship of early Christianity and Second Temple Judaism [1] will … Continue reading

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Finishing The Week

Earlier this week one of my blog’s readers asked me a question related to biblical history and prophecy that I thought was worth exploring in at least a provisional way.  In order to frame the scope of this exploration, I … Continue reading

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