The book Dr. Jill Levine has just edited with a Brandeis University professor, Marc Zvi Brettler, âThe Jewish Annotated New Testamentâ (Oxford University Press), is an unusual scholarly experiment: an edition of the Christian holy book edited entirely by Jews. The volume includes notes and explanatory essays by 50 leading Jewish scholars, including Susannah Heschel, a historian and the daughter of the theologian Abraham Joshua Heschel; the Talmudist Daniel Boyarin; and Shaye J. D. Cohen, who teaches ancient Judaism at Harvard.
As any visitor to the book expo at this conference discovered, there is a glut of Bibles and Bible commentaries. One of the exhibitors, Zondervan, publishes hundreds of different Bibles, customized for your subculture, niche or need. Examples include a Bible for those recovering from addiction; the Pink Bible, for women âwho have been impacted by breast cancerâ; and the...
Jeremiah 31 29 "In those days they will not say again, 'The fathers have eaten sour grapes, And the children's teeth are set on edge.' 30 "But everyone will die for his own iniquity; each man who eats the sour grapes, his teeth will be set on edge. 31 "Behold, days are coming," declares the LORD, "when I will make a new covenant with the house of Israel and with the house of Judah,
Romans 11:1 I say then, God has not rejected His people, has He? May it never be! For I too am an Israelite, a descendant of Abraham, of the tribe of Benjamin. 2 God has not rejected His people whom He foreknew. Or do you not know what the Scripture says in the passage about Elijah, how he pleads with God against Israel?---NASB
Only two people in the history of the world had a direct bearing on any group of people's sins, the first Adam, and the Second, Christ.
She got confronted by the nonsense the Jews killed Christ, I'm surprised no Jew comes back with,"Hey if we didn't kill Him, you all would be going to hell right now!" The Death of Christ is a complex event, and blaming any modern Jew for Christ's death is utter nonsense. You can't blame all Jews for Christ's death because the apostles were Jews, and they certainly didn't participate in the crucifixion.
It is a pity that Jews have a commented Bible, they need a Bible that isn't commented and follow the original text closely such as the The New American Standard Bible, without comments. Jewish rabbis like to discuss issues to a fine point, should I say infinite one, which would lead many Jewish laymen as confused as they are. Some examples of this can be found at the bottom of the article, Jesus - The Messiah?