What Do Jewish People Think about Jesus? And Other Questions Christians Ask about Jewish Beliefs, Practices, and History by Michael L. Brown

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Subjects:

  • The historical Jesus,
  • History Of Judaism,
  • Religion,
  • Religion - Church Life,
  • Religion - World Religions,
  • Christian Ministry - Evangelism,
  • Comparative Religion,
  • Judaism - History,
  • Judaism - Rituals & Practice,
  • Religion / Evangelism,
  • Customs and practices,
  • History,
  • Judaism,
  • Messianic Judaism

Book details

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages304
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL11203836M
ISBN 100800794265
ISBN 109780800794262
OCLC/WorldCa154685851

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Jesus is the central figure of Christianity, believed by Christians to be the messiah, the son of God and the second person in the Trinity.

But what do Jews believe about Jesus. For some Jews, the name alone is nearly synonymous with pogroms and Crusades, charges of.

There are approximately million Jewish people in the United States 1 out of about 14 million worldwide.

2 It’s fair to say that most of these do not embrace Christian belief, nor believe that Jesus is the Jewish Messiah. Radio talk show host, Dennis Prager, explains, “Judaism does not believe that Jesus was the Messiah.” 3 Furthermore, when a Jewish person embraces Jesus, most Jews.

Written in an accessible style, What Do Jewish People Think about Jesus. answers sixty common questions about Jewish people and Jewish culture. Drawn from the steady stream of questions Michael L.

Brown's ministry receives every month, the book's questions reflect the perennial Christian fascination with Jewish customs and beliefs/5(9).

He writes from a Messianic Jewish aka Hebrew Christian viewpoint. This in no way reflects a classical Jewish perspective. This book is misadvertised and does not do what it claims. It does not at all describe what REAL Jews think about Jesus. Proof of this is that no Jewish bookstore will What Do Jewish People Think about Jesus?

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Provides answers to common questions Christ /5. Q: Who do Jewish people think Jesus Christ is. More than “who” the Jewish people think Jesus is — if they think of Jesus at all — it’s more like “what do Jewish people think What Do Jewish People Think about Jesus?

book is?” Mostly, they just think he’s dead. And they’re right, of cours. About a third of the questions that are submitted to the Expert are from Christians wanting to better understand the Jewish take on a given subject, and many of those are about Jesus in particular.

I can understand why someone who has made Jesus a big part of her life would want to know how Jesus is understood by other religions.

One apparent sign is that the Jewish people have returned to the Land of Israel and made it bloom again. Additionally, a major movement is afoot of young Jews returning to Torah tradition. The Messiah can come at any moment, and it all depends on our actions.

Written in an accessible style, What Do Jewish People Think about Jesus. answers sixty common questions about Jewish people and Jewish culture. Drawn from the steady stream of questions Michael L. Brown's ministry receives every month, the book's questions reflect the perennial Christian fascination with Jewish customs and beliefs/5(33).

Do Jewish People expect a literal Messiah. What is meant by the term kosher. Drawn from the steady stream of questions Michael L. Brown's ministry receives every month, this book provides clear answers to questions about modern and historical Jewish practices.

Do the Jewish people expect a literal Messiah. Was the New Testament originally written in Hebrew. Written in an accessible style, "What Do Jewish People Think about Jesus?" answers these and more than fifty other common questions Christians have about Jewish people, Jewish culture and the Jewish background to the New Testament/5(33).

There are several reasons for the adamant unbelief of Jewish people. Not only do they think that Jesus did not fulfill all of the Old Testament prophesies about the Jewish Messiah, they don’t even think Jesus was an important part of Jewish history. He was just another man in a long line of such men who sought fame by making false claims.

After the death of Jesus, his followers—at the time a small sect of former Jews known as the Nazarenes—claimed he was the Messiah (Mashiach or מָשִׁיחַ‎, meaning anointed one) prophesied in Jewish texts and that he would soon return to fulfill the acts required of the majority of contemporary Jews rejected this belief and Judaism as a whole continues to do so : Ariela Pelaia.

The entire New Testament as a lot to say about Jews. But as they reject the claim that Jesus was the Messiah (Christ), they also reject all the books of the NT (including Revelation) that support this idea. The Jews do not believe that the book of Revelation is scripture.

Question: Dear Rabbi Singer: I'm doing a project on missionary and counter-missionary groups. There is a very large section in my project that deals with theology. I have read your site as well as the Jews for Jesus site, and I must say that the information is both deep and extensive.

I must commend you. Your site offers many good counter arguments to the validity of Jesus being the messiah. Instead, for three-and-a-half years this man Jesus simply taught people about ethics and spirituality, he read and explained the Jewish Scriptures to Jewish people, and if the eyewitness accounts of his life are to be believed at all, he also did some pretty out-of-the-ordinary things.

If there was one particular one that became the basis of the Jesus story, I don't think he was a fraud. I think that people who came later made up a whole lot of stuff as a way of undermining Judaism.

Rome didn't like this whole Messiah thing. It helped the people organize resistance to their rule. Don’t miss. Jewish Israeli follower of Jesus, Eitan Bar, shares the 3 main reasons why Jews don’t believe in Jesus, and give a report about Evangelism in Israel () (Understanding The Times Conference, August ) Dr.

Eitan Bar (, ABD) is ONE FOR ISRAEL’s Evangelism and Apologetics director. Eitan lives in Israel and is the [ ]. The Hebrew Bible, which is also called the Tanakh (/ t ɑː ˈ n ɑː x /; תָּנָ״ךְ, pronounced or the ; also Tenakh, Tenak, Tanach), or sometimes the Mikra, is the canonical collection of Hebrew scriptures, including the texts are almost exclusively in Biblical Hebrew, with a few passages in Biblical Aramaic instead (in the books of Daniel and Ezra, the verse Jeremiah 10 Language: Biblical Hebrew, Biblical Aramaic.

Jewish scholars have paid more attention to the person of Yeshua (Jesus) in the last hundred years than they have in the previous nineteen hundred.

None deny his Jewishness. After all, Jesus was born to a Jewish mother, lived in Israel, and taught a group of Jewish disciples. He also celebrated Jewish holidays.

They use Jewish lingo, Jewish symbolism, and Jewish rituals. But in practice, these people are not Jews, they are Christians. Many of them are not ethnically or halakhically Jewish and have no religious Jewish background. They claim outwardly to believe only that Jesus was the Messiah, but their beliefs about him are actually consistent with.

An essay donated by Rabbi Allen S. Maller Muslim and Jewish views of Jesus as 'Son of God' Jesus was a young rabbi/teacher who was accused by the Roman rulers of being 'The King of the Jews' (Mark & 18, MatthewLukeand John & ) and proclaimed by some of his followers to be 'The Son of God'.

Jews and Muslims are frequently asked by Christians why they do not. "Why do the Jewish people think that Jesus is not the Messiah" is an important question. But an even greater question is whether or not you, personally, think that Jesus is the Messiah. He has fulfilled the ancient prophecies pertaining to the location, time and circumstances of His birth, life, and death.

The Gospel of John says of Jesus that He “ became flesh, and made his dwelling among us.” In a broad sense, it is accepted that Judaism believes that God can never be represented in human form, and this remains a major obstacle for Jewish people accepting Jesus as being who He claims to be.

Jesus was more Jewish than you think, says Bible prof Matthias Henze says the source for the Christian Messiah’s faith is best explained after.

Jesus said: “Do not think that I have come to abolish the Torah or the Prophets. I have not come to abolish, but to fulfill” (Matthew TLV). Some believe that “fulfill” means “to bring to conclusion” or “to complete,” but this is incorrect. In addition, the Book of John has been viewed by many scholars as openly hostile to the Jewish people as a race and to Judaism as a religion.

Since it was compiled as late as the second century, the prevailing theory went, it reflects the negative attitudes towards Jews held by gentile believers who by then were coming to dominate the Church.

Do the Jewish people expect a literal Messiah. Was the New Testament originally written in Hebrew. Written in an accessible style, What Do Jewish People Think about Jesus.

answers these and more than fifty other common questions Christians have about Jewish people, Jewish culture and the Jewish background to the New Testament.

A Jewish believer Pages: Get this from a library. What do Jewish people think about Jesus?: and other questions Christians ask about Jewish beliefs, practices, and history. [Michael L Brown] -- A Jewish believer himself, Dr. Michael L. Brown provides clear answers to questions about modern and historical Jewish practices.

He also addresses questions Christians have about their own. But because Jews in Judea and Egypt tended to marry among themselves at the time, Jesus' skin, eyes and hair probably looked like those of the majority of the people in Judea and Egypt, Taylor : Owen Jarus.

Hundreds of years after the time of Jesus, a legend in the Talmud teaches that Jesus was a false Messiah, a sorcerer, who led the people of Israel astray and seduced them to idolatry.

For almost years hardly any Jewish person would dare to question this myth, but rather accepted it blindly. Truly, this brainwashing works so well that every Jew thinks that it is ok to believe in anything.

What do Jewish people think about Jesus. Do the Jewish people expect a literal Messiah. Do Jews refer to God by the name of Jehovah.

What is meant by the term kosher. Why do traditional Jews have separate dishes in their kitchens for. Through the practice of Jewish law, a person grows closer to God and with other people and provides a more meaningful way of life.

Christianity actually began as a sect within Judaism. Jesus and many of the first Christians were Jews. The early Jewish-Christians continued to practice many of the Jewish traditions along with their Christian beliefs.

Jesus ridiculed the scribes and Pharisees (Matthew 22; Mark 7; Luke John 8). That was just one of the reasons why the Jews killed Jesus in the New Testament story, and that is one of the reasons why the Jewish Talmud says that Jesus is boiling in excrement in hell.

The Jewish Talmud, in the book of Erubin 21b, states,Author: Christopher Jon Bjerknes. QUESTION: What are Jewish beliefs on Jesus. Many people find it difficult to understand how Christians and Jews can have such different beliefs about Jesus.

The man Christians see as the Messiah, Savior of humanity, Redeemer of all our sins, is seen by Jews as a false prophet who came to turn humanity away from God's true path. Some Jewish people do choose to believe that Jesus may have been the son of God but, all Jews believe that Jesus was not the messiah.

It is believed that when the messiah comes all the world will. In addition to confirming the Jews' ongoing place in God's covenant, the Book of Mormon also refutes other reasons Christians have traditionally considered Jews rejected by God.

The most cited reason is, of course, the Matthean claim that "all the [Jewish] people" called for Jesus's crucifixion and that his blood has therefore stained them and their descendants forever.

In Jewish texts, no, and therefore, none. While there are those who believe that the talmud mentions him, there is no real conclusive proof of that (see here for a discussion)-- the text might be speaking of other people as the facts surrounding the man mentioned distinguish him from what the gospels say about Jesus.

Other, later Judaic texts deal with the idea of Jesus and the effects of. How Jews Invented Heaven. Most people think that heaven is a Christian idea.

But in an excerpt from her new book, Lisa Miller shows that way before. The reason Jews do not accept Jesus has everything to do with a spiritual problem innate to Jewish people. The Hebrew patriarchs faithfully, but not perfectly, served God's will.

It took Jacob longest to be disciplined into a faithful founder of the nation. The first generation of Hebrews leaving Egypt, however, shattered the pattern. Mormons believe that the Israelites are the chosen covenant people of God. The Book of Mormon is the history of a group from the tribe of Joseph (Ephraim and Manasseh).

Where as the bible is mainly a history of the tribe of Judah (where the word "Jew" comes from). So to answer "What do Mormons think about Jews?". What do Jews in Israel think about Jesus Christ the Messiah and God in the Flesh - YAHWEH He never rebukes people for worshiping Him.

.We do not believe that the Messiah will be the son of G-d. We do not believe that he will be raised from the dead any more than anyone else. We do not believe that he will appear twice, in what some Christians call a second coming.

We do not believe that the Messiah will be our “savior” in the sense that he will redeem us from our sins.

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