MembersIs There a Messianic Jewish Theology? (Part 4)

The waters have been muddied by the introduction and adoption of varied Christian creeds

By Gershon Nerel | | Topics: Messianic Jewish Theology
Formulating a Messianic Jewish theology is made more difficult by the importing of Christian creeds.
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The following is the fourth in a series of articles dealing with Messianic Jewish theology, or the lack thereof. Opinions and positions are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the positions of Israel Today as a publication.

Another significant reason for the hindering of theological sovereignty among Israeli Messianic Jewish Yeshua Believers (MJYB) is the massive importation of denominational literature to the country. Huge resources are invested in translating “orthodox/kosher” Christian theology into Hebrew, printing it and often distributing for free. Two salient examples are the Calvinist/Reformed Westminster Confession of Faith[1] and the Trinitarian teachings in the book By this Name.[2]

However, also many other denominational theological publications are widely disseminated among local MJYB. These not only create much confusion but also minimize authentic and free thinking among the local believers. Thus, in fact, there is growing tension between...

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One response to “Is There a Messianic Jewish Theology? (Part 4)”

  1. Cristina Hadassah Florica Radulescu says:

    Thank you for such an accurate depiction of the reality of Jewish believers in Yeshua in Israel. I have observed this myself lately even though I made aliya only 4 years ago.
    I am happy that you have the courage to expose it.
    At some stage I was thinking to apply to Israel Bible College in order to learn Biblical Hebrew but I did not agree with some of their teaching samples I was sent.
    How can I learn Biblical Hebrew even though my Hebrew knowledge is not so good? Can you advise?

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