Yeshua Explored

Author Steve Maltz reveals more about the life and Jewish background of Jesus in this fascinating journey back to the very roots of our Christian faith. A new article is posted every Monday, with an archive of over 500 articles. More from Steve on his Saltshakers website.

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The story is quite straightforward really. God wanted to give humanity a chance after they'd blown it when Adam and Eve ate from the forbidden... More

While God was building up His people with a set of instructions to keep them healthy in body and soul and protecting them with a hedge of stern... More

So, what is special about this folk? And where does it say that these people are special, chosen for some purpose? Where does it say "all peoples... More

Consider this scene. It is unprecedented in history. It is the foundation of both Judaism and Christianity, so it is possibly the most misunderstood,... More

Without the Torah, mankind would have remained rudderless, the only instructions from God having been the set of rules given to Noah, as listed... More

We Jews are a strange people. Buffeted and battered by the forces of history, we survive with our senses intact. Our story is perhaps the saddest... More

Let's be clear about this now. Israel is a little place, about the same size as Wales. Surrounded by thousands of miles of oil-rich desert, it... More

How can a young man keep his way pure? By living according to your word. I seek you with all my heart; do not let me stray from your commands.... More

It would not have escaped your notice that many Jewish writings have been referenced in some of these articles. It's probably been a bit confusing,... More