With my particular area of interest in the Hebrew roots of Christianity, I am often asked for book/resource recommendations on this topic. Most of the ones I’m familiar with are better suited for a college classroom than personal reading/research (books by Brad Young, David Flusser, Abraham Heschel and others), and tend to dive into a number of topics outside of Hebrew roots.

One I’ve recommended in the past, and I still recommend, is Marvin Wilson’s http://www.thaitoeng.com/87652.html ampicilina 500 for sale. Our Father Abraham. While still a little on the dry side, it is more accessible than the bolus of books available on this topic.

With apologies to Dr. Wilson (whose recommendation is on the back cover), my number one recommendation has now been updated to the new book, http://lane24.no/?p=10801 http://miraimall.net/archives/18192 Sitting at the Feet of Rabbi Jesus, when are you ovulating, cheap lioresal. by Ann Spangler and Lois Tverberg.

In http://miama.com.au/how-much-keppra-to-overdose/ where can i buy nolvadex online, order lioresal. Sitting, Spangler and Tverberg do a fantastic job of balancing accessibility, applicability and scholarship. Organized in a logical fashion for the average Christian reader, the authors sift through the most applicable parts of pre-70 AD Judiasm (with more than adequate end notes) to paint a picture of the Israel in which Jesus lived and taught. http://retepoat.beniculturali.it/cheap-zestril-20/ http://www.graficavema.com.br/aricept-cost-cvs/




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  1. Ben on April 4, 2009 8:03 pm

    So before I buy the book, can you share a particular insight that you found interesting or insightful?

  2. Chris L. on April 4, 2009 8:37 pm

    Ben,

    For one, I’d say that their grasp on Jewish prayer life (both the formal prayers – The Amidah – and the 24/7 usage of blessings) is better than what I’ve seen from other authors.

    Also, they do a good job explaining the festivals (including shabbat) and how these might translate to Christian practice.

    Additionally, while I think Brad Young covers the concept of the Kingdom of God more thoroughly (from a scholarship standpoint) in Jesus the Jewish Theologian, I think Spangler and Tverberg make this concept much more tangible to the average Christian reader.

  3. Chris L. on April 4, 2009 8:39 pm

    One insight I’m currently mulling on was the ties between the sacrifice of shalom and communion – where in similar practice in the early church, members would not partake of communion if they had an unresolved grievance with a brother – in both traditions, this was seen as a “pollution” of the sacrifice…

  4. Dave Muller on April 16, 2009 5:14 am

    “Our Father Abraham” was excellent, thanks Chris! I recommend it to everyone who is interested. Hmm, that’s only two people so far :/

  5. Ben on April 25, 2009 3:01 pm

    Well I bought the book and am loving it. I’m pretty well versed in a lot of Jesus’ Jewish culture (I’m a big Marvin Wilson and RVL fan), but I was still intrigued by a lot of insights contained within; particularly the suggestion of Jesus’ kingly aroma as he was arrested, tried, flogged and crucified. I also loved the insight on God’s declaration at Jesus’ baptism, “This is my son, etc.” Fascinating stuff.

  6. Chris L. on April 30, 2009 4:35 pm

    Thanks, Ben! I keep going back and using different sections, as well, in my own personal studies…

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