FFOZ Friends Resources

Last update: Thursday, Nov 16, 2017

FFOZ Friends Resources

Last update: Thursday, Nov 16, 2017

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The Vatican and Replacement Theology

( 1 MP3 track, 42 minutes / 39.3 MB )

Pillars, Allies, CompanionsNovember 16, 2017

In October of 1960, Pope John XIII received Jewish visitors from the group “United Jewish Appeal: Jewish Study Mission.” The pope shared stories of his efforts to rescue Jewish people during World War II and spoke of the spiritual brotherhood shared by Jews and Christians. His words were the beginning of a Catholic theological revolution that is still underway. The Vatican’s acknowledgment of the interdependence between the Old and New Testaments and Jewish interpretation of the Hebrew Scriptures, including rabbinic exegesis as a legitimate mode of interpretation, marks a much needed paradigm shift in the Catholic church.

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Conversation on Jesus

( 1 MP3 track, 44 minutes / 41.3 MB )

Pillars, Allies, CompanionsOctober 16, 2017

In this interview, FFOZ Director of Outreach, Ryan Lambert, sits down with Dr. Amy-Jill Levine, Professor of New Testament and Jewish Studies at Vanderbilt University, to discuss the Jewishness of Jesus. Dr. Levine is one of the world’s leading scholars in the area of understanding Jesus within the Judaism of his day. In this conversation, Dr. Levine shares her thoughts on how interpreting Jesus in his own Jewish context can give us a better understanding of key concepts such as the parables, the kingdom, and the presentation of the gospel.

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The Prophetic Destiny of Israel

( 1 MP3 track, 44 minutes / 41.1 MB )

Pillars, Allies, CompanionsJuly 24, 2017

What does it mean to be “chosen”? Can a people be “holy”? The Bible calls the Jewish people God’s chosen people, a holy nation. Does holy mean favorite? Did God separate Israel for a special purpose? Toby Janicki explores the prophetic destiny of Israel as a light to the nations and reveals how the Messiah will finalize his mission, and in doing so, transform the entire world.

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