Category: No. 4

  • 26. Is the Time Appropriate to Consider Restoring the Original Jewish Hermeneutics of the New Testament?

    Jacov Prasch Any casual reader of the New Testament immediately notices a major phenomenon out of character with Christian (including conservative evangelical) thought. Simply stated, the writers of the New Testament do not exegete various Old Testament passages they quote with the accepted rules of western grammatical-historical method and construction. A classical example commonly cited […]

  • 25. The Signs of the Messiah

    Risto Santala The following article is taken from a talk given to Messianic Jews in Moscow in Autumn 1992. The Christian dialogue with our Jewish brother is in fact easier than the approach to a Gentile. In I Corinthians 1:22 we read: “For Jews demand signs and Greeks seek wisdom, but we preach Christ crucified, […]

  • 24. The Messiah and the Scriptures: Some Reflections

    Christopher Barder The subject of the Messiah is the most important in the entire Bible. The unity of the Scriptures is nowhere more apparent than in the Messianic themes which appear continuously. There should be no title “Old Testament” and maybe even no title “New Testament”. Rather, both of these belong together. Both of them […]

  • 13. The Messiah

    Arnold G Fruchtenbaum What do Jews think about Jesus? There is no uniform Jewish opinion concerning the person of Jesus. The views range from “he never existed” to “a great Jewish prophet. The variety of Jewish views concerning Jesus becomes apparent when one looks through the books on Jesus in a Jewish library. Not uniformity […]