Jesus was steeped in the Torah and Middle Eastern culture; this Hebrew heritage influenced all he said, did, and thought. Tverberg enables us to catch sight of and more fully appreciate the first-century background of Jewish prayers, feasts, ceremonies, and customs. Numerous explanatory sidebars. 240 pages, softcover. Zondervan.
Format: Paperback Number of Pages: 240 Vendor: Zondervan Publication Date: 2013
Dimensions: 11.10 X 6.10 X 1.10 (inches) ISBN: 0310330009 ISBN-13: 9780310330004 Availability: In Stock
Examining the words of Rabbi Jesus in the light of their Jewish context will provide a richer, deeper understanding of Jesus ministry, compelling us to live differently, to become more Christ-like.
Lois Tverberg, PhD, has been writing and teaching about the Jewish background of Christianity for the past fifteen years. With Ann Spangler she coauthored the bestseller, Sitting at the Feet of Rabbi Jesus. She is also the author of Listening to the Language of the Bible. 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. For more, see her website: Our Rabbi Jesus: His Jewish Life and Teaching at ourrabbijesus.com