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Jesus the Jew
on November 29, 2016
Interesting, thorough, and thoughtful history of the Jewish People, particularly because the author is not Jewish. Johnson starts his story by calling the Jews the " most tenaceous people in history." He ascribes to the Jews the "willingness to ask the difficult question", a major reason Christian dogma bogs down, according to the author.
I have a point of disagreement with the author. He describes in Jesus' life a point where Jesus "stopped being a Jew". I disagree. Jesus never stopped considering himself a Jew. This thinking occurred well after his death, and is something many educated Christians reject. They acknowledge Jesus' Jewishness.