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: Part 2: Part 3: Part 4: Part 5: Part 6: Part 7: Part 8: […]

David Biven on Luke 15 and Matthew 28

David Biven of Jerusalem Perspective shares a quick video regarding Hebraic idioms found in the Gospels of Luke and Matthew, covering the parable of the Prodigal Son and Matthew’s resurrection account. How does it impact our reading of the Gospels, if we consider that the underlying Greek of the text may not convey the entirety of its […]

Luke 5 – Days of Wine and Wineskins

The end of the fifth chapter of Luke’s gospel presents a parable from Jesus that historically has been subject to a variety of interpretations, many of them reflecting a supercessionist bias. Let’s see what the text says and what exegetical evidence other Jewish literature can provide. [The Pharisees] said to him, “The disciples of John […]