Category Archives: MUST READ

REVISIT: Dogmatic Theology – Christianity/Judaism

[Originally posted in 2012.  This brief discussion is from  A History of the Jews by Christian historian Paul Johnson; he discusses the difference in dogmatic theology where Christianity had problems formulating while it was relatively absent from rabbinical Judaism. This book as been featured as MUST READ and MUST OWN, downloadable as ebook from amazon.com; reformatted for posting.]   […]

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REVISIT: Jewish History by a Christian Historian

[First posted October 24,2012; here’s the original Introduction:  This recommended read is:  A HISTORY OF THE JEWS by Paul Johnson.   One reviewer, Merle Rubin of Christian Science Monitor says it best:  “An absorbing, provocative, well-written, often moving book, an insightful and impassioned blend of history and myth, story and interpretation”  (highlights added).   I most likely […]

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REVISIT: The Ever-Renewed Covenant

[First posted 2015.  The “new”covenant claimed by Christianity as God’s covenant with the Church is found nowhere in the Hebrew Scriptures, even as Jeremiah 31:30-33 is cited as the ‘Old Testament’ prooftext.  When you read those verses carefully and closely, you will discover that the same parties that cut a covenant at Sinai are named as […]

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MUST READ: A great ‘Graduation Message’ but not just for graduates . . .

[First posted in 2013.  This speech was delivered by Supreme Court Justice Mario Victor “Marvic” F. Leonen, on the occasion of the 67th Commencement Exercises of the University of the Cordilleras, Baguio City, May 9, 2013.  After the preliminary ‘warm-up’ paragraphs expected of every graduation message, the better and the best part is definitely thought-provoking […]

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Revisit: “Who killed Jesus?”

[A visitor recently clicked this article posted way back in 2014; that always gets our attention enough to decide to repost. Here’s the original Introduction:  “This is from Rabbi Schmuley Boteach’s Kosher Jesus.  Please check out previous posts from this MUST READ/MUST OWN resource; we’re sharing excerpts. In this chapter, Rabbi explains the roots of antisemitism […]

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