To the Jew First: The Case for Jewish Evangelism in Scripture and History
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Bock, Darrell Paperback

"For I am not ashamed of the gospel, for it is the power of God for salvation to everyone who believes, to the Jew first and also to the Greek." (Rom. 1:16 esv) Organized around the biblical mandate in Romans 1:16, To the Jew First is a comprehensive...+

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"For I am not ashamed of the gospel, for it is the power of God for salvation to everyone who believes, to the Jew first and also to the Greek." (Rom. 1:16 esv)

Organized around the biblical mandate in Romans 1:16, To the Jew First is a comprehensive look at the biblical, theological, historical, and practical basis for Jewish evangelism. Featuring the scholarship of leading North American theologians--representing a range of theological views--it stands to become a widely used textbook and definitive resource for pastors, missionaries, and evangelists.

Contributors

Richard A. Averbeck
Craig A. Blaising
Darrell L. Bock
J. Lanier Burns
Arnold G. Fruchtenbaum
Mitch Glaser
Arthur F. Glasser
Walter C. Kaiser Jr.
Kai Kjaer-Hansen
Barry R. Leventhal
Richard L. Pratt Jr.
Michael Rydelnik
Mark A. Seifrid
David L. Turner

Topics Discussed

Part I, Bible, explores the meaning of Paul's phrase "to the Jew first," the role of Israel in God's overarching plan of salvation, Jewish evangelism in the book of Acts, the relationship between evangelism and Jesus' arguments with Jewish leaders, the work of the Holy Spirit in evangelism, and more.

Part II, Theology, examines the future of Israel, the church's stance toward Jewish evangelism in a post-Holocaust world, the gospel for the Jews from both a Dispensational and Reformed perspective, the theological implications of "to the Jew first," and more.

Part III, Mission, first looks at the history of Jewish missions in the past century; it then treats the missiological dimensions and importance of Jewish evangelism, as well as the gospel's ramifications for both Jew and Gentile.

Darrell L. Bock (Ph.D., University of Aberdeen) is research professor of New Testament studies at Dallas Theological Seminary. A former president of the Evangelical Theological Society, he is the author of numerous works in New Testament studies, including notable commentaries on Luke and Acts.

Mitch Glaser (Ph.D., Fuller Seminary) is the president of Chosen People Ministries. Mitch studied with the esteemed Charles Feinberg at Talbot School of Theology. A Messianic Jew, he has labored for more than thirty years in ministry among the Jewish people. His doctorate is in intercultural studies.


Publisher    KREGEL PUBLICATIONS
Format    Paperback
Language    English
Publication Date    02/01/2008
Abridged    No
Large Print    No
Pages    347
Width    6.05
Height    0.73
Length    8.99
Units    1
EAN    9780825436581
Editor    Bock, Darrell
Editor    Glaser, Mitch

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