The Complete Jewish Study Bible pairs the newly updated text of the best-selling Complete Jewish Bible with detailed notes and comprehensive study material to help both Jewish and Christian readers understand and connect with the essence of their faith—God’s redemptive plan for his people. From Hendrickson Publishers and Messianic Jewish Publishers & Resources. Christians and … Continue reading What is The Complete Jewish Study Bible?
Working at a Christian publishing house definitely has its perks. Besides the wonderful feeling that comes with being part of a team that makes books for a living, sometimes certain projects come along that really feel special. The Complete Jewish Study Bible is one of those projects. What is The Complete Jewish Study Bible? It’s … Continue reading Join our Complete Jewish Study Bible reading club and get a FREE e-book!
By Patricia Anders, Editorial Director “Blessed are the peacemakers, for they will be called children of God.” (Matt. 5:9) In the aftermath of another deadly shooting at a synagogue, this time not far from where I lived (and still have family) in Southern California, I felt moved to do something. But it’s hard to know … Continue reading The Need for Enlightened Jewish-Christian Dialogue
by Amy Paulsen-Reed, Sales Representative and Assistant Editor Carta’s newest title, Understanding the Gospels as Ancient Jewish Literature, presents a fresh, accessible take on the Jewishness of Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John. The author, Jeffrey P. García, does an excellent job of presenting solid scholarly material for a lay audience, and when his text is combined … Continue reading Understanding the Gospels as Ancient Jewish Literature: Book Overview & Excerpts
by Maggie Swofford, Marketing and Editorial Assistant This week, as I was reading through Matthew 8-15 in The Complete Jewish Study Bible for our Bible book club of Matthew (sign up HERE, if you haven’t already!), I stumbled across a passage and corresponding note that really surprised me and changed my view of these verses. … Continue reading How reading these verses with a Jewish perspective completely changed their meaning for me
There is no doubt that 2020 has been a year filled with so many disappointments and unforeseen events. The amount of deaths, political unrest, social injustices, and not to mention the COVID-19 pandemic truly has thrown a wrench into 2020. With church shut downs and attendance reaching an all time low, it is not surprising … Continue reading 7 Ways to Encourage Your Pastor In 2020
What Kind of Shepherds Did the Angels Appear to? Excerpt from Sketches of Jewish Social Life, a biblical reference classic written by Alfred Edersheim in 1876: It may therefore be regarded as a settled point that, according to the Jewish fathers, Messiah, the Son of David, was to be born in Bethlehem of Judah. But … Continue reading Dig Deeper into the Christmas Story with Hendrickson Publishers and Carta Jerusalem
Before Passover (Pesach) officially ends (read this excerpt from The Complete Jewish Study Bible for a background on this important Jewish holiday), we’d like to share an interesting thought from Meredith G. Kline from his chapter titled “The Feast of Cover-over” in Essential Writings of Meredith G. Kline. In this chapter, Dr. Kline provides a different … Continue reading A Final Word on Pesach (Passover) from Essential Writings of Meredith G. Kline
This year, Passover (or Pesach) begins at dusk on Monday, April 10. For those who would like more details on this traditional Jewish celebration—especially from the perspective of a believer in Yeshua (Jesus)—we are featuring an excerpt from “The Holy Days of Israel” article on Pesach found at Exodus 12:11–20 in The Complete Jewish Study … Continue reading Celebrating Pesach (Passover)
By Tirzah Frank, Assistant Editor As noted in my previous posts on Rosh-HaShanah and Yom Kippur, I’m an editorial assistant at Hendrickson Publishers, and I’m reading through (and reporting on) The Complete Jewish Study Bible’s topical articles about the three upcoming Jewish holidays. Sukkot is the third and final holiday. Its practice is interesting and … Continue reading How Sukkot Can Help Christians Appreciate Jesus More