Monthly Archives: June 2016

The Historical Jesus and the Historicity of the Christian Scriptures

Originally posted on 1000 Verses – a project of Judaism Resources:
The Historical Jesus and the Historicity of the Christian Scriptures Much ink has been expended in the effort to uncover the historical Jesus. The questions abound. Was Jesus a radical…

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Oh How Tricky They Are!

Oh How Tricky They Are! My Jewish education was not what it should have been. Oh yes I went to Hebrew School from age 5 to my Bar Mitzvah.I was brought up an Orthodox Jew but I knew almost nothing … Continue reading

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Illusions of Possession

Illusions of Possession This fellow seemed to be the most magnanimous person imaginable. He distributed  gifts left and right. He wrote out large checks to charitable causes. He handed out money to everyone who asked him for financial help. But … Continue reading

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Ramifications of Shema IV – Isaiah 41:10

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Ramifications of Shema IV – Isaiah 41:10 In the Shema we declare that the Lord is our God. What do we mean when we say that God is “ours”? Is…

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Pillars of Faith

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Pillars of Faith The Scripture uses various words to speak of the commandments of the Torah. One of the terms that is used to refer to the commandments is the…

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The King’s Musician – Tactics of Persuasion

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The King’s Musician – Tactics of Persuasion The prophets of Israel painted a future of light. They described a world in which war is a forgotten concept (Isaiah 2:4). They…

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