A Supplement to Rabbi Freitag’s debate with Dr.
In response to Dr. Brown’s response ( https://yourphariseefriend.wordpress.com/2016/10/23/dr-bros-response-to-comment-429/ ) Dr. Brown The purpose of this dialogue is that we put our respective arguments out in the open, so the public can see them and judge for themselves
Rabbi Blumenthal, Here is my much-belated response to your post # 429 https://yourphariseefriend.wordpress.com/2013/02/15/post-429/ on an old thread https://yourphariseefriend.wordpress.com/2012/01/23/written-debate-with-dr-brown/ on the old Line of Fire website. I have included your post throughout in italics
Aaron, Once again, you display the importance of not ripping a part of Tanach out of the whole work. As I was working through reading this weekend’s messages, I could hardly believe that you considered the child of Isaiah 7, Emmanuel, to be Jesus or whatever you call him. Even a passing reading of Isaiah 7 will show that Isaiah cannot be talking about Jesus
Ezekiel versus the Church by Tzvi Jacobson There was a proverb that was popular among some of the Jewish people that parallels the Christian doctrine of the Atonement of Jesus. In other words, Christianity states that Jesus died to pay a penalty for the sins of the world. For further clarification and to make it more personal; I sin and Jesus pays the penalty for me.
Dr. Brown Here is my response to your post # 358 I believe that with this response of yours – a great breakthrough was achieved in our interaction – vindicating the usefulness of such interaction. I will explain this statement as I proceed to respond to your points one by one
Finally! A Response (almost)