Monthly Archives: May 2019

Who Was Jesus? – Excerpt from “Covenant Nation” – a critique of D. Boyarin’s “Borderlines”

Who was Jesus? Boyarin presents us with an analysis of the hand-washing incident described in the seventh chapter of the book of Mark (TJG; pgs. 106-127). Boyarin concludes that, contrary to popular Christian opinion, this incident does not teach that … Continue reading

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The Myth of the “Frightened Jew”

The Myth of the “Frightened Jew” One of the popular myths that abound in missionary literature describes the Jewish teachers quaking in “fear” when they encountered the “proofs” to the alleged Messiah-ship of Jesus that are supposedly found in the … Continue reading

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