The Jewish mystical tradition and associated ideas and beliefs, have notably never had a huge foothold within mainstream Synagogue teaching. Yet, today’s Messianic Believers need to begin to be much more discerning, and think much more critically about this. We will not only need to evaluate a few things originating from Jewish mysticism which have “slipped in” unnoticed, but as we consider what is in store for us in the future, and things which we must be a bit more careful of.
Posts Tagged: Extra-Biblical Literature
Talmud – FAQ
What is your position concerning the Talmud?
Jashar, Book of – FAQ
What is your position on the Book of Jashar? I have seen that some Messianics consider it to be legitimate, perhaps even Scripture. This disturbs me. There are only two references to a book of Jashar or sefer haYashar in the Tanach (Old Testament): “So the sun stood still, and the moon stopped, until the […]
Apocrypha, Versions of – FAQ
I know that the Apocrypha is not considered canonical Scripture by Jews or Protestants, but I am interested in finding a suitable modern English translation to use for reference. Which one(s) can you recommend?
Apocrypha – FAQ
What is your position concerning the Apocrypha?
Approaching Extra-Biblical Literature
Do various bodies of literature, outside of the canon of Genesis-Revelation, have any role to play in our understanding of various theological and spiritual issues?