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Reading the Bible with Rabbi Jesus : How a Jewish Perspective Can Transform Your Understanding

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Bestselling author and an expert in the Jewish context of Scripture illuminates the language, culture, and imagery of the Bible, revealing new insights and helping us grasp the perspective of its original audience.
Number of Pages: 285
Genre: Religion + Beliefs
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Baker Pub Group
Author: Lois Tverberg
Language: English
Street Date: January 2, 2018
TCIN: 52969984
UPC: 9780801017155
Item Number (DPCI): 248-50-4641
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Powerful and Transforming, but easily accessible!

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Erik Y 8 months ago
Of the three "Rabbi" books in the series, "Reading the Bible with Rabbi Jesus" is Lois Tverberg's most accessible yet. Lois takes over 20 years of study, including much of it in Israel, and brings a wealth of depth and knowledge of the Hebrew perspective that permeates the writing of the entire scri...see moreof the reviewer's review
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Fascinating, helpful, insightful resource

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Vicki 8 months ago
Author Lois Tverberg states her purpose in writing Reading the Bible with Rabbi Jesus in the first pages: "to look at some ways we can mentally bridge the culture gap between [Jesus'] Middle Eastern, Jewish world and ours in order to read the Bible as natives. How can ordinary Christians be equipped...see moreof the reviewer's review
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Betsy 8 months ago
I'm on my second read of this wonderful and inspiring book and I'm learning so much. Scriptures I am familiar with are coming life in fresh ways as I gain an understanding of the culture in which Jesus lived. I love the very practical examples and word pictures which assist in applying the scripture...see moreof the reviewer's review
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This Book Will Change the Way You Approach Reading the Bible

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Lauren 8 months ago
If you are interested in truly understanding the Jewishness of Jesus' words and teaching, start with Reading the Bible with Rabbi Jesus. Why is this important? When reading the Bible as a 21st century westernize Christian so much is lost in translation and our lack of knowledge of the Jewish culture...see moreof the reviewer's review
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Very impressed & highly recommend!

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Barb 8 months ago
As I've read this book, I've been SO impressed with Lois' ability to communicate intricate cultural nuances in such a clear & readable manner! This information has helped me to read the Bible with fresh eyes as Lois transports us back to the Biblical culture & times. This is an amazing work that sho...see moreof the reviewer's review
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