Tag: Personal Spiritual Renewal

Facilitating biblically grounded spiritual renewal informed by insights from Jewish and Christian traditions.

This is an edited version of a sermon presented on Shabbat Chukkat, a time when we read the story of an unlikely biblical hero who has much to teach us about transformative change.  I am here today to recruit some of you to a transformed life, a life of strange and wonderful intimacy with God, […]

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For Jews, the general term for wicked speech is Lashon Hora (literally, “evil tongue).” And as I said before, the Jewish tradition has researched this matter more deeply than any other culture. We have much to learn! What is Lashon Hora?   Lashon Hora, is a term used broadly in Jewish life to indicate derogatory […]

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Here at Interfaithfulness, we help people navigate the intersection of the Christian and Jewish worlds. Often this means handling frayed or even broken relationships, building or repairing bridges, and as we say in our Friends and Family Workshops, Making Peace, Bringing Peace, and Being Peace in all of these contexts.  In dealing with such matters, it is […]

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The three R’s, Research, Reading, and wRiting. I just gotta. That’s why a scholarly book of mine,  Converging Destinies: Jews, Christians, and the Mission of God is is right now at the publishers, awaiting an index, and a release . . . please God, make it soon. Meanwhile, another book is brewing.  Working on it right now. It’s about […]

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Maybe you have Jewish friends or relatives who have no interest in living covenantal Jewish lives shaped by Torah as generally understood in Jewish life and community. Or perhaps this disinterested or alienated Jewish person is you. Well, in either case, this blog post is for you as are others in this series. We have been […]

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