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Why the Jews Rejected Jesus

The Turning Point in Western History

by David Klinghoffer

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Published by Doubleday .
Written in English


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ISBN 100385510217
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Jews have long been blamed for Jesus’s death and stigmatized for rejecting him. But Jesus lived and died a relatively obscure figure at the margins of Jewish society. Indeed, it is difficult to argue that “the Jews” of his day rejected Jesus at all, since most Jews had Why the Jews Rejected Jesus book heard of by: 4.

The main points of "Why the Jews Rejected Jesus": Judaism and Christianity are so different that they occupy different universes (e.g.

Jews are essentially one could read "racially" different. They are intelligent, and have ethical/5. Why the Jews Rejected Jesus: The Turning Point in Western History - Kindle edition by Klinghoffer, David.

Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Why the Jews Rejected Jesus: The Turning Point in Western History/5(69).

Jews have long been blamed for Jesus’s death and stigmatized for rejecting him. But Jesus lived and died a relatively obscure figure at the margins of Jewish society.

Indeed, it is difficult to argue that “the Jews” of his day rejected Jesus at all, since most Jews had never heard of him. But that is a lie—the Jews have not rejected Jesus. The entire New Testament story took place in the Land of Israel— the Land of the Jews.

Jesus was a Jew. He declared Himself the Messiah of Israel. All of His followers were Jews. The disciples were all Jews, as were the in the Upper Room.

The 3, that came to faith on the Jewish. A Review Why the Jews Rejected Jesus book David Klinghoffer’s: “Why the Jews Rejected Jesus” Robert Sungenis 2 A Book with a Split‐Personality In many ways, the book has a split‐personality.

On the one hand, Klinghoffer welcomes friendship with Christians. He sees “a unique coinciding of Jewish with Christian Size: KB. Question: "Why do most Jews reject Jesus as the Messiah?" Answer: The Jews rejected Jesus because He failed, in their eyes, to do what they expected their Messiah to do—destroy evil and all their enemies and establish an eternal kingdom with Israel as the preeminent nation in the world.

The prophecies in Isaiah 53 and Psalm 22 describe a suffering Messiah who would be persecuted and. There are approximately million Jewish people in the United States 1 out of about 14 million worldwide. 2 It’s fair to say that most of these do not embrace Christian belief, nor believe that Jesus is the Jewish Messiah.

Radio talk show host, Dennis Prager, explains, “Judaism does not believe that Jesus was the Messiah.” 3 Furthermore, when a Jewish person embraces Jesus, most Jews.

In his previous book, "The Lord Will Gather Me In," he has laid his heart bare and told us what led him to become a Jew. In "The Discovery of God" he introduced us to Abraham, monotheism, and the ancient Talmudic commentaries.

In "Why the Jews Rejected Jesus," he takes us further into the Talmud and into the faith of by: 4. For 2, years Jews have rejected the Christian idea of Jesus as messiah. One of the most common questions we receive at is: "Why don't Jews believe in Jesus?" Let's understand why – not to disparage other religions, but rather to clarify the Jewish position.

Jews do not accept Jesus as the messiah because. The Jews answered him, We have a law, and by our law He ought to die, because He made Himself the Son of God.” The Jews did not apply their discernment to what the chief priests said.

When the chief priests said that Jesus should be crucified, the Jews chimed in and used the law to convict Him, following the chief priests in resisting God. Rejected by His Own. John Verse by Verse Bible Study. Verses So the Jews grumbled about him, because he said, "I am the bread that came down from heaven." They said, "Is not this Jesus, the son of Joseph, whose father and mother we know.

Why the Jews Are Against Jesus (John ) Jesus came as Israel’s Messiah, and He was rejected and crucified by the Jews. This is the reason the Jews reject Jesus. It is why the Gentiles reject Him as well. May the Spirit of God give us eyes to see Christ in the Word, and ears to hear what He says to us.

May His Word be not just a. The Jews rejected Jesus as Messiah because it was absolutely inconceivable to them that God came down as a man and dwelt among them. It was impossible that God should have a physical form, and complete heresy for any man to claim He was God. Their pride in their strict adherence to the law of the Old Testament blinded them to Who Jesus is.

This book tried to do exactly what the title suggests - explain why Jews reject Jesus as the messiah. He lists the "major" reasons given in a few different epochs - the nascent or pre-conciliar age, the era of legal and official Christianity beginning with the Edict of Milan, the medieval period beginning roughly with Pope Gregory the Great and ending with the period of disputations, the /5(18).

Why the Jews Reject Jesus and What it Means The Jewish people cannot and do not accept that Jesus Christ is their messiah.

He may have been a good man, a prophet, a miracle worker, a healer, an observant Jew, or all of these, but they continue to insist that File Size: 38KB. WHY THE JEWS REJECTED JESUS tells the story of this long, acrimonious, and occasionally deadly debate between Christians and Jews.

It is thoroughly engaging, lucidly written, and in many ways highly original. Though written from a Jewish point of view, it is also /5(19).

Why did so many Jews reject Jesus. He came to His own, and those who were His own did not receive Him. ~ John We learn valuable lessons for the life of faith when we study the attitudes of the Jewish people at the time of Jesus, and ask why so many rejected Him.

The Jews did nor accept Jesus Christ of Nazareth as the Messiah, as the One Who fulfilled the agonizing prophecies of Isaiah 53 – they rejected, and must still reject, that entire chapter as being the Word of God, because: “.

The controversy was never merely academic. The legal status and security of Jews—often their very lives—depended on the answer. In WHY THE JEWS REJECTED JESUS, David Klinghoffer reveals that the Jews since ancient times accepted not only the historical existence of Jesus but the role of certain Jews in bringing about his crucifixion and : Potter/Ten Speed/Harmony/Rodale.

The provocative title of this unfocused book implies that it contains an answer to the question of why the Jews rejected Jesus. Indeed, Klinghoffer, whose memoir The Lord Will Gather Me In was a. It is tragic that such teachings were either lost or rejected, for when Jesus came, most who heard him did not recognize him as the Messiah.

Assuming that the Savior Messiah would be no more than a mortal man “anointed” with God’s Spirit, they failed to recognize the incomparable blessing of having the divine Son of God in their midst. The belief that Jesus is God, the Son of God, or a person of the Trinity, is incompatible with Jewish believe Jesus of Nazareth did not fulfill messianic prophecies that establish the criteria for the coming of the messiah.

Judaism rejects Jesus as God, Divine Being, intermediary between humans and God, messiah or holy. Belief in the Trinity is also held to be incompatible with.

Jews for Judaismviews Christian asks Rabbi Tovia Singer if the verse ‘Let us make man in our image’ validates the Trinity - Duration: The operative word is the fifth one of the title: Why the Jews rejected—instead of killed—Jesus.

Klinghoffer (The Discovery of God,etc.) has a lot of well-meaning, goodhearted Christian friends who wonder why he, an observant Jew, doesn’t accept Jesus as his personal is an apologia, a page answer, to those friends’ queries. Most modern Christ-followers mistakenly think that the New Testament states that the Jewish people rejected Jesus.

But is their reading of the New Testament itself accurate. The foundational proof text for the idea of the “Jews rejecting Jesus” comes from the traditional misreading of the Gospel of John, wherein translation from the original Koine Judeo-Greek we read: “He came unto His Author: Dr.

Eli Lizorkin-Eyzenberg. If there’s anything that “everyone knows,” it’s that the Jews rejected Jesus of Nazareth (Hebrew name: Yeshua). In fact, it would be hard to find anyone – Jew, Christian, or other – to deny this. And yet, believe it or not, the Gospel texts that give the story of this man’s life tell us exactly.

The book is nothing if not scholarly, drawing from many sources. It starts in the pre-Christian world and extends through the Crusades and the Inquisition looking for reasons why Jews, the natural allies of a Messiah, rejected history’s most famous claimant to the title.

In WHY THE JEWS REJECTED JESUS, David Klinghoffer reveals that the Jews since ancient times accepted not only the historical existence of Jesus but the role of certain Jews in bringing about his crucifixion and death. But he also argues that they had every reason to /5(). The Torah is clear on this point.

If any person comes and adds or subtracts from the Torah, this person must be rejected by the Jews. Even if this person preformed miracles (e.g., resurrected from the dead or heard the voice of an angel). Islam is. (Rom. ) Why did the Jews reject Jesus, if he was their Promised Messiah.

CLAIM: Paul has already stated that Jesus was the fulfillment of the Hebrew Scriptures (), and he has quoted these Hebrew Scriptures countless times in his letter to the Romans. And yet, many of the Jews in Paul’s day rejected Jesus as their King.

David Klinghoffer, Why the Jews Rejected Jesus, p. As we can see from the above citation, Klinghoffer has thrown down the gauntlet against Christ and Christianity.

To set the stage for his treatise, Klinghoffer tells us that his book is the fruit of a twenty‐year interest. David Klinghoffer in his book Why the Jews Rejected Jesus explores the question in a way sure to raise controversy among both Christians and Jews.

His subtitle, though, added a dimension Paul could not have seen and I had never thought about—the complete title: Why the Jews Rejected Jesus: The Turning Point in Western History. Why didn't the Jews understand the prophecies of Christ's first coming.

Why weren't they ready to receive the Holy Spirit on the day of Pentecost. The answer will surprise you. EVER since the time of Adam man has rebelled against the government of God. As the Supreme Ruler of the universe, God has decreed that years be alloted to man to decide for himself whether he will voluntarily.

But salvation was still “from the Jews” (John ). Paul explains how. When Israel rejected Jesus as the Messiah, they were like natural branches broken off of the tree of the covenant with Abraham. When Gentiles believed in the Messiah Jesus, they were like unnatural branches grafted into that Jewish covenant.

Re: Why Book of Enoch is rejected by Jews and Christians It is the copy of the Ethiopic translated by Robert H.

Charles inand was supported by the Ethiopic church as a valid translation. Knowledge and Wisdom are both good and worth finding, but they also have truly bad downsides, just study the life of Solomon to see the truth of this.

David Klinghoffer is a observant Jewish man who happens to be a big advocate of the Intelligent Design movement.

He also is the author of the book Why the Jews Rejected Jesus: The Turning Point in Western History. Just glancing at the title alone may lead a reader to conclude that the Jewish people at the time of Jesus rejected him. Just as they had opposed Jesus, they now opposed his apostles and disciples.

Why did the Jewish religious leaders so fiercely reject Jesus. Rejected by Religious Leaders. By the time Jesus came to earth, Jewish religious thinking and practices had strayed far from what was taught in. In WHY THE JEWS REJECTED JESUS, David Klinghoffer reveals that the Jews since ancient times accepted not only the historical existence of Jesus but the role of certain Jews in bringing about his crucifixion and death.

But he also argues that they had every reason to /5(6). Consider this: Jesus was rejected by the Jews themselves but accepted and worshiped as the messiah and a deity by the Romans, a civilization that had no background in Old Testament theology but did have a history of worshiping men as gods.

Why Do Jews Reject Jesus as the Messiah? Welcome to our channel run by the Christadelphians Worldwide to help promote the understanding of God's Word to those who are seeking the Truth about the.Robert Novem “The Jewish rejection of Jesus is a key theme in Luke, much more, than say, even Luke’s source, the Gospel of Mark — where of course there is indeed a theme of Jesus’ rejection, but not nearly as pronounced as in Luke.”.