Tenak Talk Episode #38
00:08:00 MARK: verse 16 on poison and snake handling. Verses 9-20 added in later.
00:12:50 GOSPELS: Comparing the gospel accounts of the women at the tomb.
00:19:40 Gospel of Q survives only in Mathew and Luke. M source and L source discussed.
00:26:57 Shem is Melchizedek: Why was Abraham chosen and not Melchizedek?
00:34:22 Capitalizing LORD in Christian bibles is fraudulent. Psalms 110.
00:46:00 Competing Christology of Luke and Paul. Zechariah’s righteousness vs. vicarious atonement.
00:50:44 Mary’s special treatment in Luke.
01:01:55 Contradiction is not a different vantage point. The gospels do not claim to be the Word of G-d.
01:05:32 Who keeps the Shabbat? Isaiah 56:2, 6.
01:13:20 Do potential converts to Judaism need to observe the Shabbat?
01:15:30 The Jewish soul and the Ger. Converts are descendants of Abraham.
01:20:27 Isaiah 56:6, accuracy of translation and context. Isaiah 54 & 55, chapters of encouragement!
01:37:40 Will the anti-Christ (from the Book of Revelation) be Satan? Dualistic identity of the Christian Satan.
01:43:10 What is the difference between righteousness and holiness? Abraham’s chesed.
01:48:20 Why did G-d create the world? Altruistic chesed as the foundation of the world.
01:52:19 James 2:10. If we break one law, do we really break them all? Are all sins really equal? Ezekiel’s message.
02:04:20 Isaiah 55, Ezekiel 18: 21-24. A righteous person cannot die for the sins of the wicked.
02:07:25 The great sin of Christianity.