Sephardi Chief Rabbi Yitzhak Yosef preached that a woman must dress modestly because she ‘is not an animal’ and that when subjected to a female performer, men should ‘conspicuously’ refuse to listen
A popular argument used by Christian polemicists is to claim that the author of the Qur’an (whom they take to be Muhammad), borrowed stories from early Christian apocryphal works. The assumption appears to be that because the Qur’an’s truths appear… Read More ›
source Thou shalt not make unto thee any graven image, or any likeness of any thing that is in heaven above, or that is in the earth beneath, or that is in the water under the earth. Exodus 20:4 (King… Read More ›
Hans-Joachim Schoeps (1909 – 1980) was a German-Jewish historian of religion and religious philosophy. He was professor of religions and religious history at the University of Erlangen.
My apologies for the poor quality of the images taken on my iPhone earlier. These are taken from the invaluable scholarly resource A Man Attested by God: The Human Jesus of the Synoptic Gospels by Dr J.R. Daniel Kirk. Many… Read More ›
Published on 7 Mar 2017 ‘Christians are so convinced that Jesus is the messiah, they are utterly astounded that the Jews, of all people, are unconvinced that the Suffering Servant is not Jesus. But doesn’t Isaiah 53, which Christians frequently… Read More ›
Reblogged from TheTorah.com – A Historical and Contextual Approach source  See M. Zipor, Tradition and Transmission: Studies in Ancient Biblical Translation and Interpretation [Heb.] (Tel Aviv, 2001), pp. 79-165. The sources were collected by C. D. Ginsburg, Introduction to the… Read More ›
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This is an excellent article just published on Many Prophets, One Message – A Call to The Truth The Old Testament is filled with numerous commandments (‘mitzvot’ in Hebrew), 613 in total to be precise, and in Judaism one’s standing as… Read More ›
Responding to caller, Rabbi Tovia Singer illustrates how Christian Bibles deliberately manipulated Jewish text and wove numerous Christologies into their “translations” of the Jewish Scriptures. Moreover, Rabbi Singer explains, Christian children are not trained in the Hebrew language. This renders… Read More ›
Humanistic Judaism is new and almost entirely unknown by people outside the movement. Its novelty and its radical break with tradition creates a lot of confusion for people who are only familiar with traditional Judaism and its liberal offshoots. One… Read More ›
Another snippet from my marathon debate yesterday at Speakers’ Corner and before anyone complains (as they have done) that I’m preying on Christians who don’t know their faith, Josh is doing a PhD in Christian theology.
A devastating rebuttal of Paul’s novel views on the Torah and how he deliberately distorted its teaching. Shocking!
Dale C. Allison Jr writes: ‘Some of my divinity students, who find themselves threatened by the discourse of the quest [for the historical Jesus], the chief categories of which derive not from Christian theology but from the modern study of… Read More ›
A Muslim, Jew, and Christian sit together at a dinner table. The Jew says “I only follow Moses and his companions!” The Christian responds and says “Well, I accept Moses but follow only Jesus Christ and his way!” The Muslim… Read More ›