Item description for Sitting at the Feet of Rabbi Jesus: How the Jewishness of Jesus Can Transform Your Faith by Ann Spangler & Lois Tverberg...
Overview By exploring the land, culture, customs, prayers, and feasts, Spangler and Tverberg reveal Jesus through the eyes and ears of first-century Jews.
Publishers Description A rare chance to know Jesus as his first disciples knew him. What would it be like to journey back to the first century and sit at the feet of Rabbi Jesus as one of his Jewish disciples? How would your understanding of the gospel have been shaped by the customs, beliefs, and traditions of the Jewish culture in which you lived? Sitting at the Feet of Rabbi Jesus takes you on a fascinating tour of the Jewish world of Jesus, offering inspirational insights that can transform your faith. Ann Spangler and Lois Tverberg paint powerful scenes from Jesus ministry, immersing you in the prayers, feasts, history, culture, and customs that shaped Jesus and those who followed him. You will hear the parables as they must have sounded to first-century Jews, powerful and surprising. You will join the conversations that were already going on among the rabbis of his day. You will watch with new understanding as the events of his life unfold. And you will emerge with new excitement about the roots of your own Christian faith. Sitting at the Feet of Rabbi Jesus will change the way you read Scripture and deepen your understanding of the life of Jesus. It will also help you to adapt the rich prayers and customs you learn about to your own life, in ways that both respect and enrich your Christian faith. By looking at the Jewishness of Jesus, Ann Spangler and Lois Tverberg take you on a captivating journey into the heart of Judaism, one that is both balanced and insightful, helping you to better understand and appreciate your own faith."
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 1" Width: 5.75" Height: 8.75" Weight: 0.85 lbs.
Release Date Mar 1, 2009
Publisher Zondervan Publishing
ISBN 0310284228 ISBN13 9780310284222 UPC 025986284220
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More About Ann Spangler & Lois Tverberg
Ann Spangler is an award-winning author, publishing her first book, an instant bestseller, in 1994. Since then, she has gone on to write several bestselling books, including Women of the Bible (co-authored with Jean Syswerda), Praying the Names of God, Praying the Names of Jesus, and Sitting at the Feet of Rabbi Jesus (co-authored with Lois Tverberg). Her latest book is Praying the Attributes of God. Together her books have sold millions of copies.
In 2013 she was named the Logos Bookstore Author of the Year, an award given to an author "whose body of works expemplifies the power of books to change lives forever."
By paying attention to the spiritual and emotional hungers that animate us and by finding creative ways to explore God's self-revelation in Scripture, her writing surprises by revealing a God who is often far bigger and better than we might imagine.
In addition to writing, Ann has enjoyed a lengthy career in Christian publishing, working for William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company, Servant Publications, and Zondervan Publishing in marketing, editorial, and management roles. Her broad experience in publishing has convinced her that readers are looking for well-written books that explore the connection between spiritual experience and everyday life, books that both engage the mind and strengthen the heart.
SPANISH BIO: Ann Spangler, autora con galardones en su haber cuya fascinacion con la Biblia ha producido libros que han introducido esta a una amplia gama de lectores, es la autora de varios libros que han sido exitos de ventas, incluyendo Praying the Names of God, Praying the Names of Jesus y Mujeres de la Biblia (de la que es co-autora Jean Syswerda). En conjunto, se han vendido mas de 2 millones de ejemplares de sus libros. Ha ocupado puestos ejecutivos importantes en dos casas editoras cristianas y en la actualidad reside con sus dos hijas en Grand Rapids, Michigan..
Ann Spangler currently resides in Belmont, in the state of Michigan.
Ann Spangler has published or released items in the following series...
Reviews - What do customers think about Sitting At The Feet Of Rabbi Jesus?
Sitting at the Feet of Rabbi Jesus: Mar 23, 2010
Opens up the Bible in away I hadn't experienced before.Sitting at the Feet of Rabbi Jesus: How the Jewishness of Jesus Can Transform Your Faith
Best book I've read in a long time Mar 11, 2010
Short of going to Israel, this book is the best thing I have found to make the Scriptures come alive for me. Well researched and easily readable. I absolutely loved this book!
One of My Recent Favorites Feb 26, 2010
As a Messianic Jewish Rabbi I cannot say enough about this book. After reading it through I wanted to start all over again. For Christians who are interested in learning more about the Jewishness of Christ and His Apostles this is a great place to start. I had a hard time putting it down.
Tremendous Read Feb 4, 2010
I received the book "Sitting at the Foot of Rabbi Jesus" just the other day, and cannot put it down. These two ladies(the authors)make the Jewish Jesus so easy to understand. Such great explanations of everything back in Jesus time- feasts etc. I recommend this book to every christian who is interested in the Hebraic roots. Every church should teach this.
A Real Understanding Jan 22, 2010
I ordered the book Sitting at the Feet of Rabbi Jesus Sitting at the Feet of Rabbi Jesus: How the Jewishness of Jesus Can Transform Your Faith to get a greater understanding of The Word. I was not disappointed. I am only half way through the book, but I have already gained a much greater understanding of the Gospels. For instance, the book noted that Mary annointed Jesus' feet with nard not only because of his upcoming burial, but because he was the King of Kings. Before reading the book I had never thought about the fact that Mary knew that he was the King of Kings. Of course she knew -- but it had never been pointed out to me in that way before. This book allows me to read the Word in the context in which it was written, peeling back the layers of time and revealing its secrets.