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

Testimony Of The Things That Must Soon Take Place (rev.1:1-2)...

The revelation of Jesus Christ, which God gave Him to show to His bond-servants, the things which must soon take place; and He sent and communicated it by His angel to His…

Jews Of Ancient Cyrene And The Gospel (by Prof. Peter Shirokov,...

“There were four classes of men among those of Cyrene; that of citizens, that of husbandmen, the third of strangers, and the fourth of Jews. Now these Jews are already gotten into…

Paul’s Relationship To Torah In Light Of His Strategy...

After Paul’s turn to Christ, what was his relationship to Torah? The traditional and almost  undisputed answer is that he renounced Torah-observance for disciples of Christ—except to imitate Jewish behavior to evangelize…

“tentmaker Paul” By David Neuhaus Sj

In Acts 18:1, Paul arrives in Corinth and there he finds accommodation in the home of Aquila and his wife Priscilla, recently arrived from Rome. Acts 18:3 offers an explanation for the…

Understanding Jewish Meals In Their Ancient Context (by Prof. Peter...

The mealtime customs depicted in ancient biblical texts are still practiced by many people living in the lands the Bible describes. In this region of the world meals are not utilitarian and…

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