Open Access. Powered by Scholars. Published by Universities.®

Religion Commons

Open Access. Powered by Scholars. Published by Universities.®

Articles 1 - 9 of 9

Full-Text Articles in Religion

Elijah In Light Of Rabbinic And Early Christian Sources, Asher Finkel Ph.D. Dec 2010

Elijah In Light Of Rabbinic And Early Christian Sources, Asher Finkel Ph.D.

Rabbi Asher Finkel, Ph.D.

A comparative study that sheds light on the three aspects of Elijah’s coming in view of early attestation of rabbinic tradition over the millennia since the destruction of the Second Temple and was originally presented on November 5, 2006 at Seton Hall University.


Biblical Perspectives On Choosing A Wholesome Way Of Life, Asher Finkel Dec 1999

Biblical Perspectives On Choosing A Wholesome Way Of Life, Asher Finkel

Rabbi Asher Finkel, Ph.D.

An examination of the biblical perspective of freedom and human rights.


A Fresh Approach To Jewish-Christian Studies, Asher Finkel Dec 1994

A Fresh Approach To Jewish-Christian Studies, Asher Finkel

Rabbi Asher Finkel, Ph.D.

A fresh attitude towards Judaism has prevailed in the study of the common roots with Christianity and the subsequent relational development of the respective religious communities since the Vatican II and the publication of Guidelines and Suggestions for the Implementing the Conciliar Declaration "Nostra Aetate." This account of the scholarly pursuit of Jewish Christian studies shows how cautious we must be in the examination of each period. Such is the invitation extended to all scholars who seek to enter the new millennium in a joint effort to explore the dynamics of a common background.


The Other And The Stranger In Biblical And Rabbinic Tradition, Asher Finkel Dec 1991

The Other And The Stranger In Biblical And Rabbinic Tradition, Asher Finkel

Rabbi Asher Finkel, Ph.D.

This article examines the concepts of the "other" and the "stranger" in the Biblical and Rabbinic tradition.


The Suffering Servant Hymn And Its Sequel: A New Translation, Asher Finkel Dec 1985

The Suffering Servant Hymn And Its Sequel: A New Translation, Asher Finkel

Rabbi Asher Finkel, Ph.D.

A new translation and commentary on  the Suffering Servant Hymn and its neglected sequal, Isaiah 56:9-57:3.


Jesus' Preaching In The Synagogue On The Sabbath (Luke 4:16-28), Asher Finkel Dec 1983

Jesus' Preaching In The Synagogue On The Sabbath (Luke 4:16-28), Asher Finkel

Rabbi Asher Finkel, Ph.D.

This article phenomenologically examines the narrative of Luke 4:16-28 and was revised and published in Gospels and the Scriptures of Israel, edited by Craig A. Evans and W. Richard Stegner, 325-341. Sheffield, England: Sheffield Academic Press, 1994.


The Jewish Liturgy Of Marriage, Asher Finkel Dec 1980

The Jewish Liturgy Of Marriage, Asher Finkel

Rabbi Asher Finkel, Ph.D.

This essay examines the Jewish liturgy of marriage and how it reflects the axiological meaning of the intrinsic values of a significant collective experience. This article was revised and reprinted in Jewish Roots of Christian Liturgy, edited by Eugene J. Fisher, 65-81. New York: Paulist, 1990.


Yavneh’S Liturgy And Early Christianity, Asher Finkel Ph.D. Dec 1980

Yavneh’S Liturgy And Early Christianity, Asher Finkel Ph.D.

Rabbi Asher Finkel, Ph.D.

A critical historical examination of the liturgy of Yavneh and the use of the terms "minim" and "Nazarenes" in the prayer with an appendix that provides a review, both textually and historically, of the early rabbinic material (the Yavneh tradition) on the Christian teaching with a special reference to Rabbi Jesus and a particular focus on the episode involving Rabbi Eliezer ben Hyrcanus of Yavneh and Lydda at the beginning of the second century CE.


The Book Of Daniel: Its Significance And Meaning, Asher Finkel Dec 1977

The Book Of Daniel: Its Significance And Meaning, Asher Finkel

Rabbi Asher Finkel, Ph.D.

A phenomenological examination of the Book of Daniel and its apocalyptic meaning within the rabbinic and Christian traditions. This article was reprinted in Dor le Dor 11 (1983):181-188.