Sitting At the Feet of Rabbi Jesus: How the Jewishness of Jesus Can Transform Your Faith
"Sitting at the Feet of Rabbi Jesus" takes readers on a fascinating journey, helping them discover how learning about the Jewish world of Jesus can enrich their own faith. By exploring the Jewish world of Jesus--the land, culture, customs, prayers,...
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"Sitting at the Feet of Rabbi Jesus" takes readers on a fascinating journey, helping them discover how learning about the Jewish world of Jesus can enrich their own faith. By exploring the Jewish world of Jesus--the land, culture, customs, prayers, and feasts--Spangler and Tverberg help readers to perceive Jesus through the eyes and ears of 1st-century Jews.
Christians today have a growing fascination with the Jewish background of Christianity. Many people want to understand the land, the culture, and the people so that they can experience in greater depth the richness of their own Christian faith. Sitting at the Feet of Rabbi Jesus---now available in softcover with study guide included---takes readers on a fascinating tour into the heart of the first century, looking at the prayers, feasts, history, culture, and customs that surrounded Jesus and those who followed him, offering inspirational insights that can transform one's faith. Sidebars peppered throughout the text explain unfamiliar terms like Mishnah, Torah, and Talmud, and chapters conclude with brief sections, entitled 'At the Feet of the Rabbi,' designed to help readers apply these insights on Jesus' Jewishness to their own lives in ways that will both respect and enrich their Christian faith.
Ann Spangler is the author of many bestselling books, including Praying the Names of God, Praying the Names of Jesus, and Women of the Bible (with Jean Syswerda). An award-winning author, Ann's books appeal to a broad spectrum of readers interested in honestly exploring the connection between spiritual experience and everyday life. She and her two daughters live in Grand Rapids, Michigan.
Lois Tverberg, PhD, has been writing and teaching about the Jewish background of Christianity for the past fifteen years.andnbsp; With Ann Spangler she coauthored the bestseller, Sitting at the Feet of Rabbi Jesus.andnbsp; She is also the author of Listening to the Language of the Bible.andnbsp; Cofounder of the En-Gedi Resource Center, an educational ministry with a goal of deepening Christian understanding of the Bible in its cultural context, she now writes fulltime from her home in Holland, Michigan.andnbsp; For more, see her website: Our Rabbi Jesus: His Jewish Life and Teaching at ourrabbijesus.comandnbsp; SPANISH BIO: Lois Tverberg es doctora en filosofia, cofundadora del En-Gedi Resources Center, un ministerio educacional cuya meta es la profundizacion de la comprension cristiana de la Biblia mediante la ensenanza de su contexto judio. Como autora de Listening to the Language of the Bible: Hearing Through Jesus' Ears y de un estudio biblico companero de dicho libro, se deleita en llevar a sus lectores a la profundizacion de las Escrituras en mas de cincuenta paises. Suele hablar con frecuencia en las iglesias del area cercana a su hogar en Holland, Michigan.