The Jewish Studies Blog

There are tools that are needed to mine the depths of the biblical texts. There are also many perspectives that enrich our study, like the perspective of first century Judaism. This site is one of those rare resources that provides both tools and perspective for the serious student of Scripture.

– Dr. Allen Mawhinney, A Retired Academic Dean, Reformed Theological Seminary

From Jerusalem To Rome: To The Ends Of The Earth

We all know the words of Jesus to his disciples at the beginning of Acts:  they should be his “witnesses in Jerusalem, in all Judea and Samaria, and to the ends of…

From Jerusalem To Rome: Reaching Out To Gentiles

My dear readers, as we continue our journey through the book of Acts I would like to remind you that my goal here is not to write another series of comments –…

From Jerusalem To Rome: Paul

WAS SHAUL A MEMBER OF SANHEDRIN? Our next meeting is with Paul (Shaul -Saul). When Stephen was stoned by the Sanhedrin, Shaul was present:  “Meanwhile, the witnesses laid their coats at the feet of…

From Jerusalem To Rome: Stephen

My dear readers, finally, we can go back to the series that was paused because of the holidays – to comments on the book of Acts.  I would like to remind you…

Entering New Year, Entering New Revelation

  Another year has flown by – another “strange” year, with many unexpected, and sometimes unthinkable things happening right before our eyes. This is the sixth time I am entering a New…

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