FAQs About JP
- Welcome to Jerusalem Perspective
- Can you give me some pointers for how to use your search engine?
- What is your reaction to the Jesus Seminar’s work?
- I feel uneasy about the textual criticism your authors do. Can you give me some reassurance?
- Why is your research focused on the Synoptic Gospels? Why leave out the Gospel of John?
- Is there an index of the fifty-six issues of Jerusalem Perspective magazine that were published between 1987 and 1999?
- Who is behind Jerusalem Perspective?
- Does Jerusalem Perspective have a statement of faith?
- Is Jerusalem Perspective magazine currently being published?
- Mendel Got It Straight!
- Why does Jerusalem Perspective use the Greek name “Jesus” instead of “Y’shua” or “Yeshua”?
- Why does Jerusalem Perspective avoid using the term “Old Testament”?
FAQs About the Gospels
- When Were the Gospels Written?
- What is a jot and tittle?
- What does “There’s no Hebrew undertext” mean?
- The “King James Only” Debate
- Is the Search for Literary Sources of the Synoptic Gospels Futile?
- Has a Hebrew Gospel Been Found?
- Which is the most accurate English translation of the Bible?
- Does it matter which of the Gospel writers wrote first?
FAQs About Jesus
- What did Jesus look like?
- How should Jesus’ Hebrew name be transliterated to English?
- Doesn’t the Bible Call Jesus a Rabbi?
- What language did Jesus speak?
- Did Jesus Wear a Kippah?
- Was Jesus a Rabbi?
- How Long Was Jesus in the Tomb?
- Was Jesus a Confirmed Bachelor?
FAQs About Judaism
- Can you explain ritual purity?
- Did women go through a mikveh (ritual immersion pool) after childbirth?
- Did Jews in the first century know their tribal affiliation?
- I am teaching a class on Second Temple Jewish eschatology. Can you suggest a book or other source material that I could use?
- Does God Have a Gender?
- Which Day Is the True Sabbath: Saturday or Sunday?
FAQs on Other Issues
- I’ve just discovered the Jewish roots of my Christian faith. What should I read to learn more?
- How should I cite material taken from your site?
- Shouldn’t the word “Christ” be translated “Messiah” in our English Bibles?
- How can I acquire a New Testament in Hebrew?
- Is there apostolic authority and authorship of New Testament Scriptures?