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Our Father Abraham: Jewish Roots of the Christian Faith

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Although the roots of Christianity run deep into Hebrew soil, many Christians are regrettably uninformed about the rich Hebrew heritage of the church. This volume shows the vital link between Judaism and Christianity, laying a solid foundation for a truly meaningful Jewish-Christian dialogue.

Table of Contents

The roots and branches — Gentiles, Jews, and Jewish heritage — The earliest church and Judaism — Theological conflict and persecution — Heretics and the synagogue — The Jewish revolts and the parting of the way — A history of contempt: Anti-semitism and the church — The Old Testament: Hebraic foundation of the church — The contour of Hebrew thought — Where the church went wrong — Marriage and the family through Hebrew eyes — Passover and Last Supper — Jews, Christians, and the land — A life of learning: The heart of Jewish heritage — If not now...when?

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lrb, June 17, 2010 (view all comments by lrb)
This book gave me a great picture of the Jewishness of Jesus which in turn illuminates the things that He said. It is a must to understand the true background of Jesus and the Christian faith, starting as a sect of Judaism.
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Product Details

ISBN:
9780802804235
Author:
Wilson, Marvin R.
Publisher:
William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company
Author:
Marvin R. Wilson
Location:
Grand Rapids, Mich. :
Subject:
Christianity
Subject:
Christianity and other religions
Subject:
Judaism
Subject:
Missions & Missionary Work
Subject:
Origin
Subject:
Christianity -- Origin.
Subject:
Christian Ministry - Missions
Subject:
Christianity and other religions -- Judaism.
Subject:
Judaism -- Relations -- Christianity.
Subject:
Christianity-Church History General
Subject:
Christianity-Missionaries
Subject:
Religion Western-General and Comparative Religion
Subject:
Christianity - General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Bibliography: p. 338-346.
Series Volume:
26
Publication Date:
19900131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
374
Dimensions:
8.98x6.42x.85 in. 1.18 lbs.

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