This bold, fresh look at the historical Jesus and the Jewish roots of Christianity challenges both Jews and Christians to re-examine their understanding of Jesus? commitment to his Jewish faith. Instead of emphasizing the differences between the two religions, this...
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This bold, fresh look at the historical Jesus and the Jewish roots of Christianity challenges both Jews and Christians to re-examine their understanding of Jesus? commitment to his Jewish faith. Instead of emphasizing the differences between the two religions, this groundbreaking text explains how the concepts of vicarious atonement, mediation, incarnation, and Trinity are actually rooted in classical Judaism. Using the cutting edge of scholarly research, Rabbi Zaslow dispels the myths of disparity between Christianity and Judaism without diluting the unique features of each faith. Jesus: First Century Rabbi is a breath of fresh air for Christians and Jews who want to strengthen and deepen their own faith traditions.
Joseph Lieberman, February 24, 1942 - Joseph Lieberman was born in Stamford, Connecticut on February 24, 1942, and attended public schools there. He received his bachelor's degree from Yale College in 1964 and his law degree from Yale Law School in 1967. In 1970, he was elected to the Connecticut State Senate and served for ten years, including the last six as Majority Leader. In 1980, he returned to private legal practice, and from 1982 to 1988, he served as Connecticut's 21st Attorney General. Lieberman was first elected to the United States Senate in 1988. In 2000, Lieberman was elected by another overwhelming margin to a third term. Lieberman is Ranking Member and former Chairman of the Senate Governmental Affairs Committee. In addition, he is a member of the Environment and Public Works Committee; of the Armed Services Committee, where he is Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on AirLand Forces and sits on the Subcommittee on Emerging Threats and Capabilities, and the Small Business Committee. Lieberman is also a former Chairman of the Democratic Leadership Council (DLC).
Rabbi David Zaslow, M.S., is the spiritual leader of Havurah Shir Hadash, a synagogue in Ashland, Oregon. He is the editor of the bestselling Hebrew/English prayerbook for spiritual Renewal, "Ivdu et Hashem B'simcha - Serve the Holy One With Joy." He travels the country leading workshops with churches and synagogues on the Jewish roots of Christianity.