The Jewish Gospel of John III: The Exile and Return

Dr. Eliyahu Lizorkin-Eyzenberg, Professor of Ancient Cultures and Head of School

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The Jewish Gospel of John is an invitation to the reader to put aside their traditional understanding of the Gospel of John and to replace it with another one more faithful to the original text perspective. The Jesus that will emerge will provoke to rethink most of what you knew about this gospel. Other than challenging the long-held interpretations of well-known stories, the author, with the skill of an experienced tour guide, takes us to a seat within those who most probably heard this gospel read in the late first century. This mini-course covers chapters 14-21 of John’s Gospel.

About Author

Dr. Eliyahu Lizorkin-Eyzenberg

Professor of Ancient Cultures and Head of School

Dr. Eli Lizorkin-Eyzenberg, Professor of Ancient Cultures at Israel Bible Center, is an expert Israeli scholar in Biblical Studies and early Christianity, with copious Jewish and Christian religious and secular education. In addition to his expertise in ancient languages (Biblical Hebrew, Koine Greek, Syriac, and Old Church Slavonic), Dr. Lizorkin-Eyzenberg is fluent in the modern languages of English, Russian, and Hebrew.

Dr. Eli Lizorkin-Eyzenberg has a great passion for building bridges of trust, respect, and understanding between Christians and Jews to overcome centuries of difficult but fully entwined history. He strongly believes that the Hebrew Bible and the New Testament has much to teach to both communities of faith, which he works to promote while residing in Israel with his wife and children.

Dr. Lizorkin-Eyzenberg has earned the following academic credentials, in addition to continuing his research through extended study:

  • M.Div, Christian Theology: Reformed Theological Seminary (2000)
  • M. Phil, Biblical Interpretation (2008)
  • Ph.D., Ancient Cultures: Stellenbosch University (2011)

Extended doctoral and postdoctoral studies:

  • University of Pennsylvania
  • Leiden University
  • Princeton Theological Seminary
  • Hebrew University of Jerusalem
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    • Jewish New Testament
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  • 02. The Last Words of Yeshua (part 2) 16:54
  • 03. The Last Words of Yeshua (part 3) 15:05
  • 04. The Great Prayer of Yeshua 12:15
  • 05. Arrest and Trial 19:37
  • 06. Crucifixion and Burial 21:25
  • 07. The Resurrection of the Royal Son 16:46
  • 08. Final Meeting with Disciples: The Call 16:02

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  • Graham Stanley Jacob

    Posted 1 month ago
    The more I hear, the realisation of how much I have yet to hear becomes my growing reality
  • Dr Tichaona Banda

    Posted 1 month ago
    You may have life in his name
  • Jonathan Tan

    Posted 1 month ago
    As usual everything is good
  • Richard Boyd

    Posted 1 month ago
    As usual informative and well taught.
  • Layl Nordin

    Posted 2 months ago
    i only checked improve video quality because survey required . This series is so informative, returning the text to the reality of Jewish context. Things lost in the English translations, but absolutely necessary to assimilate the real first century Gospel story. Dr. Eli is an extraordinary reader and scholar of Scripture! Thank you from a humble my heart.

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