My Jewish Brother Jesus

by Rolf Gompertz

Publisher: Word Doctor Pubns

Written in English
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  • N.T.,
  • Bible.,
  • N.T,
  • Biographical fiction,
  • Fiction,
  • Bible,
  • History of Biblical events,
  • Jesus Christ
The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
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Open LibraryOL8340750M
ISBN 100918248027
ISBN 109780918248022

  I met with him a few years ago, and wrote a book of my own on James. It turns out that anywhere Judas appears he is James, inverted, as well as a whole bevy of other characters being James as well, inverted. The intention was to hide James, the *successor* of Jesus, not the brother of Jesus.   Now Jesus’s answer is simply stunning. He says, “‘Who are my mother and my brothers?’ And looking about at those who sat around him, he said, ‘Here are my mother and my brothers! For whoever does the will of God, he is my brother and sister and mother.’” So, to be the mother of Jesus is: obey God and you will be the mother of Jesus.   The author of several acclaimed books for both popular and academic readers, his latest is Jesus and the Jewish Roots of Mary: Unveiling the Mother of the Messiah (Image Books, ). This book. This is an unfair characterization of both Judaism and Jewish law. Love and kindness have been a part of Judaism from the very beginning. When Jesus said, "love thy neighbor as thyself," he was merely quoting Torah, and he was quoting the book that is most commonly dismissed as a source of harsh laws: Leviticus The point is repeated in.

He was probably the eldest of the four brothers of Jesus since he is mentioned first (Matt. ; Mark ). Paul referred to James, as he leader of the church, in Gal. Also, Josephus’ story of the death of James, the Lord’s brother, suggests that he was a leader in the early church (Josephus Antiquities xx. 9. Josephus on the Death of James brother of Jesus, in 62 C.E. Josephus, Antiquities Book chapter 9. CONCERNING ALBINUS UNDER WHOSE PROCURATORSHIP JAMES WAS SLAIN; AS ALSO WHAT EDIFICES WERE BUILT BY AGRIPPA. 1. AND now Caesar, upon hearing the death of Festus, sent Albinus into Judea, as procurator. The Most Jewish Book in the New Testament. The Book of James is the most Jewish book in the New Testament. Bible commentator, scholar and theologian Merrill Frederick Unger wrote in his Bible. Josephus. Josephus - An Eyewitness to Christianity Josephus was a historian who lived from 37 A.D. to about A.D. He was a member of the priestly aristocracy of the Jews, and was taken hostage by the Roman Empire in the great Jewish revolt of A.D. Josephus spent the rest of his life in or around Rome as an advisor and historian to three emperors, Vespasian, Titus and Domitian.

  Flavius Josephus (A.D. 37 – c. ) was a Jewish historian born in Jerusalem four years after the crucifixion of Jesus of Nazareth in the same city. Because of this proximity to Jesus in terms of time and place, his writings have a near-eyewitness quality as they relate to the entire cultural background of the New Testament era. Prior to the revelation of The Urantia Book, little was known or understood about the purely human life of Jesus of Nazareth before his public life. - especially about his childhood and the family life that he enjoyed with Mary and Joseph There has long been speculation regarding the existence of siblings in Jesus' family, and in The Urantia Book, we learn that Jesus did indeed have younger.

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My Jewish Brother Jesus Paperback – June 1, by Rolf Gompertz (Author) › Visit Amazon's Rolf Gompertz Page. Find all the books, read about the author, and more. See search results for this author. Are you an author. Learn about Author Central. Rolf Gompertz (Author) See Author: Rolf Gompertz. Judas, My Brother: The Story of the Thirteenth Disciple is a historical novel by Frank novel provides a narrative attempting a demythologized account of the events surrounding the life of Jesus and the origin of Christianity.

Plot introduction. Written from the viewpoint of Nathan ('the Thirteenth Disciple'), the heavily footnoted book presents an adventure and romance Genre: Historical novel. No matter what we would make of Jesus, says Schalom Ben-Chorin, he was first a Jewish man in a Jewish land.

Brother Jesus leads us through the twists and turns of history to reveal the figure who extends a "brotherly hand" to the author as a fellow Jew.

Ben-Chorin's reach is astounding as he moves easily between literature, law, etymology, psychology, and theology to recover "Jesus' picture.

My Jewish brother Jesus: a different Biblical novel. [Rolf Gompertz] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Book: All Authors / Contributors: Rolf Gompertz.

Find more information about: ISBN: OCLC Number. No matter what we would make of Jesus, says Schalom Ben-Chorin, he was first a Jewish man in a Jewish land. Brother Jesus leads us through the twists and turns of history to reveal the figure who extends a "brotherly hand" to the author as a fellow Jew.

For My Brother Jesus book. Read 3 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. For My Brother Jesus book. Read 3 reviews from the world's largest community for readers.

He hails Jesus as a Jewish prophet, which he was. Along the way you'll find a few racy or raunchy (you decide) sex poems. If the job of a poet is to comfort /5(3). The book tires to discover the historical Jesus by discovering the historical James, Jesus' brother and the leade This is such a book. As a piece of literature it is probably 4 stars because it does get tediously repetitive and dwells on a subject for a very long time, but this is somewhat necessary to connect all of the dots/5(37).

James was a vegetarian, wore only linen clothing, bathed daily at dawn in cold water, and was a life-long Nazirite. In this profound and provocative work of scholarly detection, eminent biblical scholar Robert Eisenman introduces a startling theory about the identity of James—the brother of Jesus, who was almost entirely marginalized in the New s: the brother of jesus and the lost teachings of christianity Posted By Janet Dailey Media TEXT ID a Online PDF Ebook Epub Library ebooks mais vendidos lancamentos e livros digitais exclusivos click to you cannot be a disciple of jesus and enter.

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James the Just, or a variation of James, brother of the Lord (Latin: Iacomus from Hebrew: יעקב ‎ Ya'akov and Greek: Ἰάκωβος Iákōbos, can also be Anglicized as "Jacob"), was a brother of Jesus, according to the New was an early leader of the Jerusalem Church of the Apostolic died as a martyr in AD 62 or Catholics and Eastern Orthodox, as well as some.

European art makes Jesus look European; African art going back centuries makes Him look African; Asian art makes Him look Asian. Despite these contradictory images, the Bible is clear about His genealogy and religious identity - He was Jewish.

There is Biblical and cultural evidence to support the stance that He was an ethnic and religious Hebrew, who reached across these barriers to bring.

"The Brother of Jesus is an interesting work which certainly shines a strong light on an undervalued aspect of early Christianity offers an excellent overview of the Jewish/James approach to Chritian origins that is well-researched and documented.".

Jesus and His disciples, all being Jewish, are observing the Passover with a seder meal. In keeping with the very specific steps of the seder, Jesus, the leader, takes the bread, (matzo) and breaks it. One thought on “ My Jewish Brother’s Good Friday Message ” Beyond the Dalet says: May 1, at am Reblogged this on Beyond the.

Not too much from the scriptures, but according to the 2nd century historian Hegesippus, he was the brother of Joseph, Jesus’ foster-father. This would make James the cousin of Jesus. However, even if Hegesippus is wrong about that detail, we still know from the gospel accounts that James is the son of Alphaeus/Cleophas and a different Mary.

In one passage of Jewish Antiquities that recounts an unlawful execution, Josephus identifies the victim, James, as the “brother of Jesus-who.

Yet later he may have been among Jesus’ brothers who had preaching ministries (1Cor. As a close relative of Jesus and a brother of James, himself a renowned Jewish Christian leader in Jerusalem, Jude wrote with authority and the assurance that his earliest readers would give him a careful hearing.

The main purpose of the book of Matthew was to give proof to Jewish believers that Jesus Christ is the promised Messiah. Matthew is the first book of the New Testament. While the author of the Gospel of Matthew is not identified, tradition has long assigned authorship to Matthew the apostle.

Matthew was written to Greek-speaking Jewish Christians. Eusebius was the most important historian of the early church, he was writing in the early fourth century A.D. a very famous work called The Church History, and in that book he draws together evidence from earlier centuries, and identifies who these so-called brothers of Jesus are.

So let's see what Eusebius has to say about the identity of. the brother of jesus and the lost teachings of christianity Posted By Ann M.

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The Jewish Antiquities: Book In Josephus’ second reference to Jesus he describes the high priest Ananus, "Convened the Sanhedrin (the highest Jewish religious court/governing body). In my previous post explaining why I think the Mythicist position – that there never was a man Jesus – is simply untenable, I pointed out that among the things Paul says, none is more specifically relevant than the fact that he indicates that he was personally acquainted with Jesus’ own brother James (along with Jesus’ disciples Peter and John).

Encounters with Jesus: Unexpected Answers to Life’s Biggest Questions Timothy Keller (Penguin Books) $ We have referred to this often at BookNotes – it is a compact sized paperback (like his book on idolatry, on the one on justice, or the one on preaching) and it packs a wallop more than you might think.

It is a lovely, winsome, but. According to the Gospels, Jesus had several "brothers and sisters" (see "Mary" for possible meanings), but James and Jude are the only ones mentioned elsewhere in the New Testament—James as a.

In my book, The Jesus Dynasty, I argue that the followers of John the Baptist, Jesus, and James the brother of Jesus, in contrast to those influenced by Paul, shaped their post-crucifixion hopes and future expectations on a decidedly apocalyptic Messianic vision that focused on the arrival of the Kingdom of God on earth and the fulfillment.

Here’s the double shock: Jesus’s own brothers did not believe in him. This is James and Joseph and Simon and Judas (not Iscariot), mentioned in Matthew His brother James would be one of the leaders of the church in Jerusalem (Acts 15), and would write one of the books of the New Testament.

The apostle John knows all this. Matthew New International Version (NIV). 48 He replied to him, “Who is my mother, and who are my brothers?” 49 Pointing to his disciples, he said, “Here are my mother and my brothers.

50 For whoever does the will of my Father in heaven is my brother and sister and mother.”. Who went to Capernaum with Jesus, His disciples and Mary. Jesus’ “brothers” (John ). Jesus had brothers. Yes, and sisters too. How many brothers and sisters did Jesus have.

Jesus had four brothers and at least two sisters: “ 55 Is this not the son of the tektonos. Is not His mother called Mary. James was a vegetarian, wore only linen clothing, bathed daily at dawn in cold water, and was a life-long Nazirite.

In this profound and provocative work of scholarly detection, eminent biblical scholar Robert Eisenman introduces a startling theory about the identity of James—the brother of Jesus—who was almost entirely marginalized in the New Testament.

Joseph died without children, so according to Jewish law “Clophas” or “Alphaeus” became his “replacer,” and married his widow Mary, mother of Jesus.

His firstborn son, James, the brother who succeeds Jesus, legally becomes known as the “son of Joseph” after his deceased brother in order to carry on his name.

James brother of Jesus is an interesting study because of his unique position of Jesus' closest brother. He was suspicious of Jesus, but came to believe in the Son of God. Please read James before starting 's free Bible study lessons, #This is the sacred name of God. ↩ Although the two Greek words kurios in this verse are the same, they are written with a slightly different s the Greek word for the first word “Lord” in Matthew is κύριος (kurios), the Greek word for the second word “Lord” is κύριοω (kurio), because the latter is in the dative case, indicating “to” or “for.

To be honest, before this pandemic, before learning what my brother has to suffer as an essential worker in these extraordinary times, I never thought much about these women. I never considered how important Jewish embalming rituals were in Jesus’ context, and I never asked why it was only they who went out to do this essential work.