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Posts by Stuart Dauermann

Making Israel’s Story Our Own: Toward a Messianic Jewish Canonical Narrative

Making Israel’s Story Our Own: Toward a Messianic Jewish Canonical Narrative Stuart Dauermann, PhD The Importance of Narrative Communal narrative is indispensable and central to community formation, community identity, community survival, and community life. It is an issue that could mean everything to the future of Messianic Judaism. Indeed, I would say that our narrative…

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Messianic Jewish Ethics Concerning Intimacy and Sexuality

Rabbi Stuart Dauermann and Dr. Ellen Goldsmith Introduction Unpacking our assigned topic, we will be addressing five tasks in this paper: 1. We will present an overview and not a complete treatment of the subject; 2. We will examine what intimacy is and its place in the divine scheme of things; 3. We will address how sexuality is…

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Yet I Loved Jacob: Reclaiming the Biblical Concept of Election

Kaminsky, Joel S.  Yet I Loved Jacob: Reclaiming the Biblical Concept of Election Nashville: Abingdon Press, 2007. Joel Kaminsky is Director of the Program in Jewish Studies at Smith College in Northampton, Massachusetts. He teaches courses on the Hebrew Bible and on ancient Jewish Religion and Literature. Kaminsky believes that the Christian and Jewish communities…

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The Promise Lustiger, Jean-Marie Cardinal.

Lustiger, Jean-Marie Cardinal.  The Promise Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2007. Jean-Marie Cardinal Lustiger (1926-2007), a child of Polish-born secularized Jewish parents, was raised in Paris, and, with his family, fled to the south of France (Orléans) during WW II. Tragically, his mother returned to Paris to take care of business affairs, was betrayed by her maid…

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Postmissionary Messianic Jewish Outreach

Missionary statesman and missiologist Lesslie Newbigin suggests we think of mission as “an action in which the Holy Spirit does new things, and brings into being new obedience.”1 This dynamic insight challenges those who name the name of Yeshua to ask what new thing the Holy Spirit is doing today and what new obedience he…

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