Chosen? An expanded review

Here's an expanded and upgraded version of my review from January 23, which is used by permission of Kesher: A Journal of Messianic Judaism, where it will appear in its next issue. Special thanks to Kesher book review editor Yahnatan Lasko. Chosen? Reading the Bible amid the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict, by Walter Brueggemann When I first… Continue reading Chosen? An expanded review

Book Review: Chosen? Reading the Bible amid the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict, by Walter Brueggemann

When I first learned that Walter Brueggemann had written a book opposing Zionism and contesting modern Israel’s claim to the land of Israel, I was worried. Brueggemann is an outstanding Christian scholar of the Old Testament and a highly credible voice. After I read the book, though, I was a bit relieved, because it’s really… Continue reading Book Review: Chosen? Reading the Bible amid the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict, by Walter Brueggemann

Movie Review | Star Wars: The Force Awakens

I don’t go to the movies at an actual theater all that often, so I’m probably awed by the big screen and surround sound more than most. On the other hand, I’m not that awed by action for action’s sake. Film greatness brings together story line, acting, music, and visual beauty. For all these reasons,… Continue reading Movie Review | Star Wars: The Force Awakens