Judgment Day

Judgment Day Rosh Hashana, the first day of the seventh month, is known as “Yom HaDin” – “The Day of Judgment”. We have received that on this day God sits on the throne of judgment and judges all the inhabitants of the earth. One would expect that the prayers of this day would emphasize a plea for mercy in this judgment.

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Jewish Self-Identity; an excerpt from “Covenant Nation”

In his description of the sense of Jewish self-identity that preceded Christianity, Boyarin has forgotten a key element in that sense of self-identity. The Jewish people did not just see themselves merely as a community; they saw themselves as a community that stands in a special relationship with God. Obviously, some Jews took this relationship more seriously than did others, but being a Jew meant being tied up with God.

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Post Script to Responding to Distractions

V. 62. Objection 6.12 Brown presents one of the fundamental Jewish Objections to Christianity: “Judaism is a unique religion

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Post Script to Responding to Distractions

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Riddle

Imagine a rope that surrounds the equator, precisely. An exact snug fit.

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Day of Judgment

Originally posted on 1000 Verses – a project of Judaism Resources : Day of Judgment Rosh Hashana, the first day of the seventh month, is known as “Yom HaDin” – “The Day of Judgment”. We have received that on this day God sits on the throne of judgment and judges all the inhabitants of the earth. One would expect that the prayers of this day would emphasize a plea for mercy in this judgment

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Facing Scripture 2 – An Open Letter to Charles

Facing Scripture 2 – An Open Letter to Charles In response to – https://yourphariseefriend.wordpress.com/2014/04/28/facing-scripture/#comment-17579 Dear Charles It would seem that you are not satisfied with the responses that I wrote in response to your response. You want something more “careful.” I hope the present work satisfies your exacting standards

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Devotion and Rationalizations – Excerpt from Kosher Reality

Devotion and Rationalizations The Jewish attitude toward those who promote devotion to Jesus is no different than their attitude toward those who promote devotion to the sun. All of the qualities that one may believe that Jesus possesses cannot justify devotion to Him. Jesus’ supposed unparalleled popularity, his alleged ability to transform lives, his reputed courage in taking on a corrupt religious establishment and his professed humility would all be gifts granted to Him by the One Creator of all (had he possessed any of these)

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Logic and Isaiah 55 – Excerpt from Supplement to Contra Brown

Brown deals here with the Jewish objection that contrasts the rationality of Judaism with the irrationality of Christianity.

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Channuka – Excerpt from Contra Brown

1.    Haggai 2:6 – 9.

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