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Messianic Jewish teacher in UK

21 November 2022 Passing of Ed Sanders, Pioneer of the “New Perspective on Paul” #otdimjh

Ed Parish Sanders FBA (18 April 1937 – 21 November 2022) was an American New Testament scholar and a principal proponent of the “New Perspective on Paul”, along with James Dunn and N T Wright. He was a major scholar … Continue reading

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28 November 1889 Birth of Werner Simonson – German judge and Anglican minister #otdimjh

It was October 1914. The First World War had just started. On the western front French and German armies were already locked in fierce battles. Werner Simonson was one of a group of fifty German soldiers from the 4th Guards … Continue reading

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6 January 1989 Lili Simon reaches her final destination #otdimjh

Lili Simon was the daughter of the timber merchant Fritz Simon. She was born in Königsberg in 1908 as the oldest of four siblings.  In 1920 the family moved to Bremen.  Her father had three grandparents of Jewish origin and … Continue reading

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1 January 1897 “To the Jew first” – Hudson Taylor sends donation to John Wilkinson #otdmijh

Happy New Year to all our readers! “On this day in Messianic Jewish history” enters its 8th year – bringing you significant events in the life of Jewish believers in Yeshua. What are the events in the history of the … Continue reading

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10 December 1933 Karl Barth preaches on the Jewishness of Jesus

This Advent sermon by Karl Barth, with its clarion call to challenge the growing power of Hitler, the Nazi party and the German Christian group, displays at the theological level the complex issues of faith, justice, protest and resistance that … Continue reading

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July 10 1903/1983 Birth and Death of H L Ellison, Hebrew Christian Scholar and Gentleman #otdimjh

Originally posted on On This Day In Messianic Jewish History:
Henry Leopold Ellison (July 10, 1903 Krakow, Poland – July 10, 1983 Dawlish), usually cited as H. L. Ellison, was a biblical scholar, professor, missionary, speaker, and author in the…

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22 November 1963 Death of C S Lewis: Author, Apologist, Advocate for the Jewish people #otdimjh

“In a sense the converted Jew is the only normal human being in the world. To him, in the first instance, the promises were made, and he has availed himself of them. He calls Abraham his father by hereditary right … Continue reading

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9 December 1995 Baptism and Passing of Gillian Rose, philosopher, cultural theorist and believer in Yeshua #otdimjh

Originally posted on On This Day In Messianic Jewish History:
Whilst Gillian Rose’s death occurred on the 9 December, I am re-blogging this now to alert readers of a special offer on a new book introducing Rose’s social philosophy, available…

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28 October 2021 Rochester Cathedral Dean Consecrates Messianic Jew #otdimjh

Historic Event at Rochester Cathedral – Jewish Disciples of Jesus Are Welcome! On Thursday 28th October Paul Stevens, a Jewish disciple of Jesus, leader of the Havdalah Messianic Fellowship in Chislehurst, South London, and a member of the Anglican Church, … Continue reading

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10 November 1483 Happy Birthday, Martin Luther! #otdimjh

How can Messianic Jews given thanks for the birth of Martin Luther, when his life, literature and legacy are so filled with anti-Judaism and led to terrible acts of antisemitism? I have tried to answer this question in my book … Continue reading

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