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Torah Class    Old Testament Bible Study for a New Testament Understanding Torah is the Hebrew word for the first 5 books of the Bible and it is the foundation of the Old Testament just as the Old Testament is the foundation of the New. The Old Testament (Tanach) is the Holy Scripture that Jesus (Yeshua, in Hebrew) taught from, and His Disciples referred to, since there was no New Testament until well after the time of the Apostles that succeeded Him. The Old and New Testaments are inseparable and only when used together do we have a complete, unified, divinely-inspired Bible. Torah Class cross-references the Torah and Old Testament passages with New Testament passages to reveal their seamless continuity.  

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Non Canonical HomePage Wesley Center for Applied Theology  Old Testament Apocrypha and Pseudepigrapha

Introduction to Old Testament Pseudepigrapha  Jim West An introductory course of five lessons

Methodological reflections on the Old Testament Pseudepigrapha  James R. Davila introduces the Old Testament Pseudepigrapha as the literary remains of the anonymous/pseudonymous revelatory stream of tradition that originated in response to (or sometimes alongside of) the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament accepted in the major Jewish and Christian canons. These literary remains were adopted, preserved, developed, and augmented, mostly by early Christianity, through late antiquity.

Jewish Pseudepigrapha and Christian Apocrypha: (How) can we tell them apart? James R. Davila  explores the widespread assumption that Pseudepigraphic texts that lack explicitly Christian content or elements, or whose explicitly Christian elements can be easily excised, were originally Jewish compositions.

The Pseudepigrapha and Christianity, Revisited: Setting the Stage and Framing Some Central Questions  Robert A.  Kraft examines sources preserved and used by the Christian traditions, the and argues that they must first be understood within their Christian contexts as the starting point for attempting to use them responsibly for purposes of determining their possible contributions to our knowledge of earlier Jewish contexts.

Reflections on Jewish Apocryphal and Pseudepigraphical Survivals in Medieval Near Eastern Religious Traditions  John C Reeves

Jewish Roots of Eastern Christian Mysticism  an interdisciplinary seminar.directed by Alexander Golitzin

The Jewish History Resource Center, Hebrew University of Jerusalem   The Jewish History Resource Center is a project of the Dinur Center for Research in Jewish History. Over 6000 links to websites in more than 30 categories dealing with Jewish History were visited by our team and have been found to be of value to those interested in Jewish History.

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Internet Jewish History Sourcebook,

Fordham University Center for Jewish Christian Learning – Boston College  Resources in Christian-Jewish relations arranged in categories.

Jerusalem Perspective – Exploring the Jewish Background to the Life and Words of Jesus  a unique, Jerusalem-based work dedicated to better understanding the words and deeds of Jesus of Nazareth. Jerusalem Perspective aims to present the life and teaching of Jesus in their original cultural and linguistic settings.

The Book of Enoch Enoch Literature James VanderKam

Documents in Enoch Literature Titles of Enoch-Metatron in 2 Enoch  Andrei Orlov

Net Bible (Book of Baruch)   On-Line

Net Bible (Letter of Jeremiah)  On-Line

Net Bible (Prayer of Azariah)  On-Line

Net Bible (Book of Susanna)  On-Line

Net Bible (Bel and the Dragon)  On-Line

Net Bible (Prayer of Manasseh)  On-Line

Net Bible (Additional Psalm 151) On-Line

Enoch as Precursor: the Role of the Enochic Manuscripts in the Qumran Literature  David W. Suter    explores the book of Enoch.

Enoch as a Divine Mediator  James R. Davila

Book of Adam and Eve

The Apocalypse of Adam

The Book of Giants

Odes of Solomon

The Psalms of Solomon

Wisdom of Solomon

Testament of Solomon

Dating the Testament of Solomon James Harding and Loveday Alexander

Pseudepigrapha a listing of Old testament Pseudepigrapha and other sacred works.

Biblindex An index of Biblical quotations and allusions in early Christian literature.  An index of approximately 400,000 biblical quotations and references from Greek and Latin patristic texts of the first five centuries is now available online.  A membership has to be made and they do ask for a donation.

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