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A Jewish Understanding of the New Testament by Rabbi Samuel Sandmel,Rabbi David Sandmel

By Rabbi Samuel Sandmel,Rabbi David Sandmel

An in-depth examine the Christian scriptures—from a Jewish perspective.

Many Jewish humans be aware of the hot testomony simply via snippets of verse heard at a Christian marriage ceremony or funeral, or via a bankruptcy learn in literature classification. Many are thoroughly unexpected with the which means or messages of Christian scripture and consequently carry unusual or startling judgments approximately it.

A Jewish figuring out of the recent Testament introduces the textual content to Jewish readers. Samuel Sandmel applies scholarly feedback and offers historic heritage to the writings of the hot testomony, revealing how the sacred literature of different religions offers clean views on one’s personal ideals.

Without compromising his Jewish identification or encouraging any conventional Jewish stereotypes of the recent testomony, Sandmel bargains an enlightened view of Christian ideals and encourages readers to recognize their universal humanity with humans of all religions. (Previously released through KTAV Publishing condominium, 1974, ISBN 0-870682-628.)

Rabbi Samuel Sandmel used to be professor of Bible and Hellenistic Literature at Hebrew Union College–Jewish Institute of faith, and writer of many extremely popular books within the fields of Jewish and Bible experiences.

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