60 Questions Christians Ask About Jewish Beliefs and - download pdf or read online

By Michael L. Brown

"An worthwhile advisor from a relied on expert."—Lee StrobelWritten in a compelling, obtainable type, this ebook solutions the most typical questions on Jewish humans and tradition, drawn from the regular circulation of queries Michael L. Brown's ministry gets each month.As a Messianic believer, Brown presents transparent solutions to questions like "Are there Jewish denominations?" and "Do the Jewish humans anticipate a literal Messiah?" The ebook additionally addresses Christians' questions about their very own courting to the outdated testomony legislations, reminiscent of "Should Christians realize the Sabbath on Saturday?" and "Are Gentile Christians religious Jews?"

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What is the Masoretic text? 7. What are the holy books of Judaism? 8. What are the main differences between Judaism and Christianity? 9. What do Jewish people think about Jesus? 10. Do the Jewish people expect a literal Messiah? 11. Do Jews refer to God by the name of Jehovah? 12. What is meant by the term kosher? 13. Why do traditional Jews have separate dishes in their kitchens for meat products and dairy products? 14. Why do traditional Jews light candles at the beginning of the Sabbath? 15.

Because the majority of Jews worldwide today are not observant (in fact, roughly 90 percent are not Orthodox; see #1), most of them are not familiar with their own Scriptures. In contrast, observant Jews tend to be very familiar with the portions of the Tanakh that are part of their liturgical and study cycle, but not as familiar with other portions of the Tanakh, since they primarily study the Talmud and related legal literature (see #3). As for the use of acronyms (as in Tanakh), it should be noted that there are literally hundreds of such acronyms in Judaism, and so Rabbi Moses ben Maimon (Maimonides) is called Rambam (based on the letters R-M-B-M) and Rabbi Moses ben Nachman (Nachmanides) is called Ramban (based on the letters R-M-B-N).

9. What do Jewish people think about Jesus? 10. Do the Jewish people expect a literal Messiah? 11. Do Jews refer to God by the name of Jehovah? 12. What is meant by the term kosher? 13. Why do traditional Jews have separate dishes in their kitchens for meat products and dairy products? 14. Why do traditional Jews light candles at the beginning of the Sabbath? 15. Why don’t traditional Jews drive on the Sabbath? 16. Why do traditional Jewish men wear a skullcap (called yarmulke or, in Hebrew, kippah)?

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