Maggid ben Yoseif / Jerusalem Torah Voice in Exile

'05 Thesis:

The Disputations

Removing the michshol (stumbling block)
between Joseph and Judah

© 2005 Maggid ben Yosef

Table of  Contents

 

 

Prologue

Introduction

 

 

 

Abstracts:

(Links to full text are at the end of each abstract)

 

Disputation 1:

Halachah -- Judah's perspective

 

Disputation 2:

Historical/biblical context

 

Disputation 3:

Y'shua and Halachah

 

Note:  Disputations 4-7 are a refutation of Messiah III:

Understanding His Identity and Teachings through the

Soul of the Torah, by Avi ben Mordecai (Brad Marcus),

a messianic Jew living in Israel whose book advocates

a mystical sh'tuf identifying Y'shua as deity. We offered this critique after first cautioning Avi about the confusion his book would cause and how.

Disputation 4:

'Soul of the Torah' ... or souls of the Torah -- one tzadik or many?

 

Disputation 5:

The 'lesser deity' of Y’shua -- Part I--  'P’shat is king'

 

Disputation 6:
The 'lesser deity' of Y'shua -- Part II -- One God and the plural idiom
 
Disputation 7:
The 'lesser deity' of Y'shua -- Part III --  In defense of the Masorites
 

Disputation 8:

Proposing the tzadik as an Halachic 'son of God'

 

Disputation 9:

The task of the tzadik in establishing and renewing covenant

 

Disputation 10:

The tzadik Y'shua: A human bridge to recovenant between the God of Israel and the assimilation of the Northern Tribes (The House of Israel)

 

Conclusion

 

Glossary

 

 

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