Category Archives: Jews

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“Tamar and Rahab were Canaanites (Gen. 38, Josh. 2); Ruth was a Moabitess (Ruth 1); Bathseba was the wife of a Uriah, a Hittite, so probably a Hittite herself (2 Sam. 1).  The implication of Jesus being the heir of … Continue reading

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To All who denounces Qur’an-burning: Neither is Proselytizing the Answer

It seems like everyone is weighing on pastor Terry Jones proposal of Qur’an-burning.  One of the latest comes from Professor and Reformed theologian Michael S. Horton. While I like some of what the Reformed professor and theologian has to say, … Continue reading

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The Old Perspective on Paul and Racial Reconciliation

In 16th century Germany, an Augustinian monk by the name of Martin Luther made a theological discovery that would shake both Rome and Europe and gave birth to the Protestant Reformation.  Luther had discovered that “God’s righteousness meant not ‘the righteousness by which he is … Continue reading

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Muslim Followers of Jesus?

This December 2009 piece from The Global Conversation really grabbed my attention, given my current devotion to the New Perspective on Paul and its social implications (Gal. 2:11-21). But can one really remain in a Muslim community and still be … Continue reading

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