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A Summary of Theology and Thought in Messianic Judaism

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This chapter is about Messianic ideas in different groups within Judaism throughout history. For sections of Scripture thought by different groups to be Messianic, see Messianic Scriptures.

Pre-Yeshua Messianic Thought[edit | edit source]

Dead Sea Scrolls[edit | edit source]

New Testament/B'rit Chadashah Era[edit | edit source]

Early "Church"[edit | edit source]

Nazarenes[edit | edit source]

Ebionites[edit | edit source]

Modern Messianic Movement[edit | edit source]

Messianic Associations Today[edit | edit source]

Jews and Gentiles

This chapter is about how different groups and individuals within Messianic Judaism generally view the status of Jewish and Gentile believers, their relationship to each other, and their place in the Covenant. For information on the specific related issues of conversion to Judaism and how the Torah is interpreted by groups within Messianic Judaism, see Conversion and Role of Torah.

What is a Jew?[edit | edit source]

What is a Gentile?[edit | edit source]

Does the Torah apply to Gentiles?[edit | edit source]

For More Information

Articles[edit | edit source]

  • Torah Resource - Contains a great deal of resources, both free and to buy. Most of it seems to be by Tim Hegg. [1]
  • UNJobs - Articles by a few Messianic authors. [2]
    • Tim Hegg [3]
    • D. Thomas Lancaster [4]
    • David H. Stern [5]

Books[edit | edit source]

  • To start, I recommend Google Books. [6]