Month: March 2014

We continue today with our series of Torah Tuesdays including Lessons for Living by Moses our Mentor. This week we continue our investigation of Parshat Mishpatim, Exodus 21:1-24:18. Our considerations today are especially geared to Jewish people of whatever stripe, but others of you are likely to find this interesting as well. We will be […]

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We continue here our serialized review of Amy-Jill Levine’s The Misunderstood Jew: The Church and the Scandal of the Jewish Jesus. Dr. Levine is an Orthodox Jew who teaches New Testament Theology at the Vanderbilt University Divinity School. We here continue our examination of her second chapter,  “From Jewish Sect to Gentile Church.” In this section of the […]

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Today we continue our serialized review of Amy-Jill Levine’s The Misunderstood Jew: The Church and the Scandal of the Jewish Jesus. Dr. Levine is an Orthodox Jew who teaches New Testament Theology at the Vanderbilt University Divinity School. Today’s we begin examining her second chapter,  “From Jewish Sect to Gentile Church,” and we will continue that examination next […]

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This is another of our Lessons for Living from Moses our Mentor, which we feature every week on what we have come to call Torah Tuesdays. You may expect such lessons each week at this time as we examine the life and teachings of Moshe Rabbenu, Moses our Teacher. This week’s lesson is from Parshat Yitro, which covers Shemot/Exodus, chapters eighteen […]

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I have just finished reading a remarkable book by Amy-Jill Levine, The Misunderstood Jew: The Church and the Scandal of the Jewish Jesus. The book is remarkable because its author is a remarkable person. Dr. Levine is an Orthodox Jew who teaches New Testament at Vanderbilt University Divinity School in Nashville Tennessee. This alone would […]

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