Tag Archives: Talmud

Trustworthy but Not Trusting

If there is one thing that stirs me most deeply, it is watching someone betray the trust of another by humiliating them publicly. This is to me the epitome of senseless predatory behavior; all you could possibly gain from it … Continue reading

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False Dichotomy: Capitalism versus Communism

A fundamental element in Biblical Law is boundaries. The flesh knows no boundaries except its own appetites. The heart realizes the danger in unrestrained appetites, and knows to steer those desires in directions that build shalom. And the whole of … Continue reading

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It Will Be Bad to Worse

The right versus left paradigm is artificial, an artifact of Western Civilization. It’s based on the false conflict between male and female that arose from the Germanic tribal traditions, which posit a fundamental competition between males and females in society. … Continue reading

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Churchian Talmud

There is a churchian version of the Talmud. It is a very large body of traditions arising over Scripture that are not part of Scripture. What most church folks fail to realize is that the Judaizers largely succeeded in their … Continue reading

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Teachings of Jesus — Matthew 23:13-15

Jesus continues His condemnation of the Scribes and Pharisees. This time we examine three short items not often understood very well by Western Christians. Jesus came as the Messiah to restore the ancient ways of the Covenant. His teaching was … Continue reading

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War on Revelation 05

We need a lore of truth that becomes our mental reflex. With it we need a body comparisons and contrasts with the current lies. Lies are the nature of this fallen realm of existence. It is not possible to know … Continue reading

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Teachings of Jesus — Matthew 19:16-30

(Note: Having made a fresh study of this passage, my explanation will be different from what I’ve published in the past.) The passage begins with precisely the question this whole series has been addressing: Who shall enter into the Eternal … Continue reading

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Realistic Expectations of Israel

I’m not finished yet reading Shahak’s Jewish History, Jewish Religion, recommended by Ron Unz in the article I linked a few posts back, but I need to pass on a couple of things from it. Keep in mind that Israel … Continue reading

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Brave, Brave Man

I’m not going to say too much about this, just offer the link: American Pravda: Oddities of the Jewish Religion Let’s watch and see what happens to Ron Unz for daring to report objectively what so many others already know. … Continue reading

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Teachings of Jesus — Matthew 12:22-37

We’ve noted often that the adoption of Hellenized reason perverted the humble mysticism that once characterized Hebrew religion. Reason is inherently arrogant, convinced it can handle all truth that matters, that it is fully competent and indisputable. With this deep … Continue reading

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