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JP Celebrates David Bivin’s 85th Birthday:

July 20, 2024 marks the eighty-fifth anniversary of Jerusalem Perspective’s founder and editor-in-chief David Bivin’s birth. To honor David on this special occasion several JP authors contributed articles to a festschrift entitled Ashrēch Ziqnāti (Blessed Are You, My Old Age): Studies in Honor of David Bivin’s 85th Birthday, which can be purchased in the JP Bookstore. Subscribers to Jerusalem Perspective’s premium content can also read online versions of the articles, which are listed below. Happy birthday, David!

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The Life of Yeshua (LOY) project utilizes Robert Lindsey’s solution to the Synoptic Problem to reconstruct the conjectured Greek and Hebrew sources behind the Gospels of Matthew, Mark and Luke in order to better understand the stories of Jesus’ life and the meaning of his teachings.

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    The first one now will later be last, for the times, they are a-changin’. —Bob Dylan
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    Whether one has a seat at the eschatolgical banquet depends on one’s participation in the Kingdom of Heaven here and now.
  • Closed Door
    In Closed Door Jesus brought home the message of the Great Banquet parable to his audience.
  • Narrow Gate
    To obtain the Tree of Life one must pass through the Narrow Gate.

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