A Christian's Guide to Judaism
By (author) Michael Lotker
Christian's Guide to Judaism by Michael Lotker
Book DescriptionDo you have questions about Judaism? Do you wonder why Jews don't accept Jesus as Messiah? Why Jews are so attached to the State of Israel? Why has there been so much hatred of Jews over the centuries? What you should bring (or more importantly, what not to bring) to the Passover Seder to which you've been invited? How to relate to Jews who are close friends or even new family members of yours? If you do, then this is the book for you. Written in a friendly, informal style, A Christian's Guide to Judaism is an introduction to Jewish religion, history, culture, and holidays written especially for the curious non-Jew. Its goal is to not only answer the questions that you may have about Judaism but also to make you feel more at home when you are invited to Jewish celebrations such as weddings and bar or bar mitzvahs. Have a quick question about what's kosher or why traditional Jewish men keep their head covered? See the subject in the chapter called "Jewish Practice in Lots of Nutshells." The fascination of Christians with Judaism has taken many forms over the years, from virulent anti-Semitism to intense interest regarding the religion of Jesus. This much-needed book provides Christians with a broad overview of the Jewish people and their religion, presents thorough explanations of Jewish laws and traditions, and explains in detail the many similarities-and key differences-between the Christian and Jewish faiths.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780809142323
(220mm x 155mm x 13mm)
Imprint: Paulist Press International,U.S.
Publisher: Paulist Press International,U.S.
Publish Date: 1-Jul-1999
Country of Publication: United States
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Author Biography - Michael Lotker
Rabbi Lotker is a second career rabbi, having been ordained at age 55. For the past 15 years, following a 25-year career as a successful entrepreneur in the field of alternative energy technologies, Lotker deepened his religious studies over the last 15 years. Rabbi Lotker has participated in numerous Jewish-Christian dialogues and is a sought after speaker in both synagogues and churches. He is currently rabbi of Temple Ner Ami in Camarillo, California.
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