Examining Jeremiah 31:33

John Walton, in his fantastic book Ancient Near Eastern Thought and the Old Testament, presents a means of interpreting and understanding one of the promises of the New Covenant in Jeremiah 31 – the writing of Torah on the heart of Israel and Judah. This highlights an often missed or misunderstood portion of the relevant […]

Dr. John Walton on the Ancient Near East

Dr. John Walton presents a synopsis of the role of understanding the world of the Ancient Near East when working to exegete and understand scripture. Understanding the way the ancient Hebrews, Egyptians, Babylonians, Greeks, Romans, etc… thought, organized their societies, used language, and built relationships provides critical background information that helps us to understand the […]

Jewish View of Jewish-Christian Relations

The following post was reproduced with permission. A New Jewish View of Jewish-Christian Relations On November 23, 2015, to mark the 50th jubilee of Nostra Aetate, the Chief Rabbi of France, Haim Korsia, presented to the Archbishop of Paris, Cardinal André Vingt-Trois, a declaration on the upcoming jubilee of brotherhood, expressing “A New Jewish View […]

Windows on Jesus

Halvor Ronning, a founding member and past director of the Jerusalem School of Synoptic Research, produced a fifteen-part course on the Synoptic Gospels and their relationship to the Hebraic roots of the New Testament. Part 1: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_8ex5fOuRGQ Part 2: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zgSaPtnrno0 Part 3: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_8njpnZacbg Part 4: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dGINgDUHLHU Part 5: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sd9hhitnTvM Part 6: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u3SSelI8i8Q Part 7: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H8DKJ7feEA0 Part 8: […]