“The Old Testament Case for Nonviolence” by Matthew Curtis Fleischer

The Old Testament Case for NonviolenceThe Old Testament Case for Nonviolence by Matthew Curtis Fleischer
My rating: 3 of 5 stars

Disclaimer: this book is intended for Christian audiences. The book looks at the violence of the Christian Old Testament and tries to argue for a fulfillment in Jesus, giving a future status of nonviolence. To accomplish this, the author first highlights the score of violent episodes found in Torah.

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“Jews Don’t Need Jesus. . .” by Avi Snyder

Jews Don't Need Jesus. . .and other Misconceptions: Reflections of a Jewish BelieverJews Don’t Need Jesus. . .and other Misconceptions: Reflections of a Jewish Believer by Avi Snyder
My rating: 2 of 5 stars

Being a former Christian and Messianic Jew and now a practicing Orthodox Jew, I thought this book would be perfect for me to read and review. In fact, I acquire an advance reader copy of the text when I was leaving the evangelical fold for Judaism. This book did not do anything to reconcile my concerns and issues I found within the Jesus camp.

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