A New Look at the New Covenant

In my last blog on Mark Kinzer’s recent book, Searching Her Own Mystery: Nostra Aetate, the Jewish People, and the Identity of the Church (Eugene, OR: Cascade Books, 2015), I discussed his treatment of the concept of One New Man (Eph. 2:15). Mark provides a fresh perspective on a phrase that has become part of the religious… Continue reading A New Look at the New Covenant

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Remember his death–the Last Supper

Whenever I read Rav Shaul’s account of Messiah’s last Seder, I always wonder at his concluding phrase: “For as often as you eat this bread and drink the cup, you proclaim the Lord’s death until he comes” (1 Cor. 11:26). Why “the Lord’s death”? Don’t we celebrate Messiah’s resurrection and his life among us when… Continue reading Remember his death–the Last Supper