The Jewish Apostle Paul II: Gospel and Torah in the Roman World

Pinchas Shir, Associate Professor of Ancient Cultures

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This course deals responsibly with several important matters that have not been settled for many Christ-followers. What is the relationship of Christ-followers among the nations to Israel? What is the relationship of Christ-followers among the nations to the Torah of Israel? What is the first-century perspective on this? Dive into Romans, Galatians, and other Pauline texts with Prof Pinchas Shir

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Pinchas Shir

Associate Professor of Ancient Cultures

Pinchas Shir, Israel Bible Center’s Associate Professor of Ancient Cultures, is nearing the completion of his Ph.D. studies in the Department of Religion at Groningen University in the Netherlands. His academic interests focus on ancient dining culture, culinary contexts of the Second Temple period, and particularly on the table interactions between Jews and Gentiles in antiquity. In addition, Pinchas is keenly interested in the archaeology of Ancient Israel and the Mediterranean.

Currently residing in North America, Assoc. Professor Shir lectures internationally and maintains a strong online presence where all can hear his teachings.

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  • 02. Romans in a Nutshell 24:14
  • 03. The Context of Galatians 17:42
  • 04. Paul's Gospel and Torah 27:25
  • 05. Paul's Gospel and Acts 15 21:50
  • 06. Conversion in Antiquity 14:52
  • 07. The Stigma of Conversion 13:07
  • 08. The Scandal of Circumcision 25:10
  • 09. Paganism in Roman Galatia 07:25
  • 10. Cybele Worship and Mutilation 22:15
  • 11. Circumcision vs Mutilation 17:57
  • 12. Decoding of Paul's Allegory 29:12
  • 13. The Struggle of Two Mothers 11:31
  • 14. Unity in Diversity 19:08
  • 15. The Path of a Convert 07:19
  • 16. Naaman's Path of Faith 25:56
  • 17. The Path of Noah 14:41
  • 18. A Novel Teaching 17:32
  • 19. Terms and Meanings 22:42
  • 20. Torah for Israel and Sojourners 15:05
  • 21. Torah for Everyone 18:12

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  • Dr Tichaona Banda

    Posted 1 month ago
    Cybele was considered the Great Mother of the Gods and was associated with motherhood, nature, fertility, and agriculture. She was originally worshiped in the kingdom of Phrygia, but her cult spread to Greece and Rome, where she was identified with various Greek and Roman goddesses.
  • ALBERT Matsikidze

    Posted 1 month ago
    Good
  • Jonathan Tan

    Posted 1 month ago
    A very good in sight into the Jewish Paul Gospel
  • Wesley Kavanagh

    Posted 1 month ago
    Excellent content. Very insightful, Prof. Shir is an excellent teacher and very engaging.
  • Sybe de Vos

    Posted 2 months ago
    excellent course, very helpfull

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