The Day Jesus did Tikkun Olam (Repaired the World) Jewish Values and the New Testament by Richard A. Robinson, Ph.D.

The Day Jesus did Tikkun Olam (Repaired the World) Jewish Values and the New Testament by Richard A. Robinson, Ph.D.

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Easy-to-read, yet scholarly, this book explores ancient Jewish and Christian scriptures, relevant stories and biblical parallels, to explain the most significant Jewish value— tikkun olam—making this world a better place. This is a tenet of both religions, central to the person of Jesus himself.

—Murray Tilles, Director, Light of Messiah Ministries; M.Div.

A wealth of scholarship and contemporary relevance with great insight into Jewish ethics and the teachings of Jesus.

—Dr. Richard Harvey, Senior Researcher, Jews for Jesus

Wit and insight that will put to rest any of your doubts about the Jewishness of Jesus and the message of the New Testament.

—Seth D. Postell, Academic Dean of Israel College of the Bible

A veritable goldmine of insights, showing that Jesus stood firmly within biblical and post-biblical Jewish traditions.

—Lon Solomon, Senior Pastor Emeritus, McLean Bible Church

A treat for all who indulge themselves in this wonderful, but unusual monograph.

—Walter C. Kaiser, Jr., President Emeritus, Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary

Enlightening, encouraging and applicable to many of our recent struggles in contemporary society.

—Rabbi Barney Kasdan, Kehilat Ariel Messianic Synagogue

About the Author

Richard A. Robinson is Senior Researcher at Jews for Jesus in San Francisco. He is the author of several books on the subject of Jewishness and Jesus and is a frequent contributor to the journal Mishkan. He received his Ph.D. in Biblical Studies and Hermeneutics from Westminster Theological Seminary (Philadelphia) in 1993.

Paperback. 5.4 x 0.4 x 8.5 inches. 168 pages.