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By Rabbi Samuel Sandmel,Rabbi David Sandmel

An in-depth examine the Christian scriptures—from a Jewish perspective.

Many Jewish humans be aware of the hot testomony merely via snippets of verse heard at a Christian marriage ceremony or funeral, or via a bankruptcy learn in literature classification. Many are thoroughly unexpected with the that means or messages of Christian scripture and consequently carry unusual or startling judgments approximately it.

A Jewish knowing of the recent Testament introduces the textual content to Jewish readers. Samuel Sandmel applies scholarly feedback and gives ancient heritage to the writings of the recent testomony, revealing how the sacred literature of different religions promises clean views on one’s personal ideals.

Without compromising his Jewish id or encouraging any conventional Jewish stereotypes of the hot testomony, Sandmel bargains an enlightened view of Christian ideals and encourages readers to recognize their universal humanity with humans of all religions. (Previously released via KTAV Publishing residence, 1974, ISBN 0-870682-628.)

Rabbi Samuel Sandmel used to be professor of Bible and Hellenistic Literature at Hebrew Union College–Jewish Institute of faith, and writer of many very popular books within the fields of Jewish and Bible reviews.

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