To the Jew First: The Case for Jewish Evangelism in Scripture and History


Notable scholars contribute to this comprehensive look at the biblical mandate that Christians take the gospel "to the Jew first."
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Notable scholars contribute to this comprehensive look at the biblical mandate that Christians take the gospel "to the Jew first."
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780825436581
  • Publisher: Kregel Publications
  • Publication date: 2/29/2008
  • Pages: 352
  • Product dimensions: 5.90 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 0.90 (d)

Meet the Author

Darrell L. Bock is Executive Director of Cultural Engagement and Senior Research Professor of New Testament Studies at Dallas Theological Seminary. A former president of the Evangelical Theological Society, he is the author of the best-selling Breaking the Da Vinci Code and numerous works in New Testament studies, including Jesus According to Scripture.

Mitch Glaser is the president of Chosen People Ministries. Mitch and his wife, Zhava, are Jewish believers in Jesus and have each labored for more than twenty years in ministry among the Jewish people. Mitch holds a PhD in Intercultural Studies.

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Table of Contents

Foreword   Walter C. Kaiser Jr.     7
Contributors     9
Introduction   Mitch Glaser     11
Bible     21
"For the Jew First": Paul's Nota Bene for His Gentile Readers   Mark A. Seifrid     24
Jewish Evangelism in the New Millennium in Light of Israel's Future (Romans 9-11)   Walter C. Kaiser Jr.     40
The Book of Acts and Jewish Evangelism: Three Approaches and One Common Thread   Darrell L. Bock     53
Jesus' Denunciation of the Jewish Leaders in Matthew 23, and Witness to Religious Jews Today   David L. Turner     66
The Message of the Prophets and Jewish Evangelism   Richard E. Averbeck     78
Theology     99
The Future of Israel as a Theological Question   Craig A. Blaising     102
The Holocaust and the Sacred Romance: A Return to the Divine Reality (Implications for Jewish Evangelism)   Barry R. Leventhal     122
The Chosen People and Jewish Evangelism   J. Lanier Burns     155
To the Jew First: A Reformed Perspective   Richard L. Pratt Jr.     168
To the Jew First in the New Millennium: A Dispensational Perspective   Arnold G. Fruchtenbaum     189
Mission     217
Lessons in Jewish Evangelism from the Past Century   Mitch Glaser     220
Jewish Evangelism in the New Millennium: The Missiological Dimension   Arthur F. Glasser     241
The Ongoing Importance of Messianic Prophecy for Jewish Evangelism in the New Millennium   Michael Rydelnik     261
One Way for Jews and Gentiles in the New Millennium   Kai Kjoer-Hansen     292
Notes     312
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