Many Christians have become accustomed to the realization that Jesus lived and died as a Jew. But the Jewish New Testament scholar Pamela Eisenbaum challenges us to the further realization that Paul Was Not a Christian.
At my new post at [The Hardest Question] on “Reading the Bible with Jews,” I offer a 600-word lectionary commentary on Romans 4:13-25 that interprets this passage in light of the growing field of Jewish New Testament scholarship.
I invite you to read the rest there:
The Rev. Carl Gregg is a trained spiritual director, a D.Min. candidate at San Francisco Theological Seminary, and the pastor of Broadview Church in Chesapeake Beach, Maryland. Follow him on Facebook (facebook.com/carlgregg) and Twitter (@carlgregg).