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: Jews And Gentiles

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

Difficult Questions (2)

I would like to remind you, my dear readers, that we haven’t finished our discussion of Paul’s allegory from Galatians. First of all, let us read Paul’s text again: 22 For it is…

Shavuot

My dear readers, even though we are still in the midst of our discussion on Paul’s allegory, we would have to pause this discussion for a week. I have to say a…

Difficult Questions (1)

Last time, we realized that we had to change our perception of Paul’s text in Galatians from progressive and linear to three-dimensional and seeing volume. Once we see a hologram instead of…

Isaac And Ishmael: The Paradigm Shift

In order to read Paul’s allegory in the way it has been read for centuries by the Church, some beliefs had to be presupposed: First, Ishmael was just a byproduct on the…