Sitting at the Feet of Rabbi Jesus takes readers on a fascinating journey, helping them discover how learning about the Jewish world of Jesus can enrich their own faith. By exploring the land, culture, customs, prayers, and feasts, Ann Spangler and Lois Tverberg help readers to perceive Jesus through the eyes and ears of first-century Jews.Publishers Description
A rare chance to know Jesus as his first disciples knew him. What would it be like to journey back to the first century and sit at the feet of Rabbi Jesus as one of his Jewish disciples? How would your understanding of the gospel have been shaped by the customs, beliefs, and traditions of the Jewish culture in which you lived? Sitting at the Feet of Rabbi Jesus takes you on a fascinating tour of the Jewish world of Jesus, offering inspirational insights that can transform your faith. Ann Spangler and Lois Tverberg paint powerful scenes from Jesus ministry, immersing you in the prayers, feasts, history, culture, and customs that shaped Jesus and those who followed him. You will hear the parables as they must have sounded to first-century Jews, powerful and surprising. You will join the conversations that were already going on among the rabbis of his day. You will watch with new understanding as the events of his life unfold. And you will emerge with new excitement about the roots of your own Christian faith. Sitting at the Feet of Rabbi Jesus will change the way you read Scripture and deepen your understanding of the life of Jesus. It will also help you to adapt the rich prayers and customs you learn about to your own life, in ways that both respect and enrich your Christian faith. By looking at the Jewishness of Jesus, Ann Spangler and Lois Tverberg take you on a captivating journey into the heart of Judaism, one that is both balanced and insightful, helping you to better understand and appreciate your own faith."
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.74" Width: 6" Height: 0.97"
Weight: 0.85 lbs.
Release Date Mar 1, 2009
Publisher Zondervan Publishing
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|Sitting at the Feet of Rabbi Jesus: Mar 23, 2010|
|Opens up the Bible in away I hadn't experienced before.Sitting at the Feet of Rabbi Jesus: How the Jewishness of Jesus Can Transform Your Faith|
|Best book I've read in a long time Mar 11, 2010|
|Short of going to Israel, this book is the best thing I have found to make the Scriptures come alive for me. Well researched and easily readable. I absolutely loved this book!|
|One of My Recent Favorites Feb 26, 2010|
|As a Messianic Jewish Rabbi I cannot say enough about this book. After reading it through I wanted to start all over again. For Christians who are interested in learning more about the Jewishness of Christ and His Apostles this is a great place to start. I had a hard time putting it down.|
|Tremendous Read Feb 4, 2010|
|I received the book "Sitting at the Foot of Rabbi Jesus" just the other day, and cannot put it down. These two ladies(the authors)make the Jewish Jesus so easy to understand. Such great explanations of everything back in Jesus time- feasts etc. I recommend this book to every christian who is interested in the Hebraic roots. Every church should teach this.|
|A Real Understanding Jan 22, 2010|
|I ordered the book Sitting at the Feet of Rabbi Jesus Sitting at the Feet of Rabbi Jesus: How the Jewishness of Jesus Can Transform Your Faith to get a greater understanding of The Word. I was not disappointed. I am only half way through the book, but I have already gained a much greater understanding of the Gospels. For instance, the book noted that Mary annointed Jesus' feet with nard not only because of his upcoming burial, but because he was the King of Kings. Before reading the book I had never thought about the fact that Mary knew that he was the King of Kings. Of course she knew -- but it had never been pointed out to me in that way before. This book allows me to read the Word in the context in which it was written, peeling back the layers of time and revealing its secrets.|
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