Tag Archives: Judaism

Book Review: A Handbook On The Jewish Roots Of The Christian Faith

A Handbook On The Jewish Roots Of The Christian Faith, edited by Craig A. Evans and David Mishkin [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by Hendrickson Publishers.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] It is very hard … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Galilean Jewishness Of Jesus

The Galilean Jewishness Of Jesus:  Retrieving The Jewish Origins Of Christianity, by Bernard J. Lee While reading this book there was something that nagged at me and bothered me about it.  There was a sense of a lack of integrity … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Enduring Paradox

The Enduring Paradox:  Exploratory Essays In Messianic Judaism, compiled by Dr. John Fisher I have mixed feelings about this book, as is common from books of this type that seek to combine the efforts of a lot of writers together … Continue reading

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Book Review: FDR And The Jews

FDR And The Jews, by Richard Breitman and Allan J. Lichtman I did not like this book, at all, but I can understand where the authors are coming from, even if what they are saying is often a contradictory mess.  … Continue reading

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Book Review: Jesus Through Middle Eastern Eyes

Jesus Through Middle Eastern Eyes:  Cultural Studies In The Gospels, by Kenneth E. Bailey Although I feel it necessary to say at the outset that I do not agree with all of the author’s comments and I have a different … Continue reading

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1 Corinthians 14:34-35: Let [Your] Women Keep Silent: Part Three

Having previously [1][2] looked 1 Corinthians 14:34-35 and discussed its controversial nature as well as its context within the whole biblical view of the public religious role of women, it is now time to turn our attention to the context … Continue reading

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Book Review: And The Sea Is Never Full

And The Sea Is Never Full:  Memoirs 1969-, by Elie Wiesel Sometimes I am puzzled by the point of a book.  Elie Wiesel has written a lot of books, some of them nonfictional (like this memoir) and some of them … Continue reading

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Book Review: Sages And Dreamers

Sages And Dreamers:  Biblical, Talmudid, and Hasidic Portraits and Legends, by Elie Wiesel Reading a book like this is simultaneously illuminating and alienating.  To be sure, the author probably wrote this book for a Jewish audience, to better acquaint them … Continue reading

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Book Review: Wise Men And Their Tales

Wise Men And Their Tales:  Portraits Of Biblical, Talmudic, And Hasidic Masters, by Elie Wiesel It would seem from reading this book that the author has a great deal of fondness for the supposed Hasidic masters of Judaism, for though … Continue reading

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Book Review: Catch The Jew

Catch The Jew, by Tuvia Tenenbom In many ways, I think that politically speaking the author and I would have a lot of differences.  Certainly in our background we would be quite different–my own Jewish ancestry goes back within the … Continue reading

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