What the Bible Teaches About Israel: Past, Present, and Future
An Abridged Version of Israelology: The Missing Link in Systematic Theology
by Dr. Arnold Fruchtenbaum
Anyone who reads the Bible will soon realize that the Jewish people are the apple of God's eye. Israel, they will quickly see, is the centerpiece of divine, prophetic activity. Since God's Word places such an emphasis on this tiny nation, it seems only logical that the question of Israel is central for a proper understanding of the Scriptures. Some may ask: Hasn't the church replaced Israel? Aren't all born-again believers in Messiah Jesus "spiritual Jews"? Questions like these may only be answered on the basis of a proper systematic theology, one that includes a biblically developed Israelology. This work investigates four approaches to the theology of Israel past, present, and future, and scrutinizes beliefs that tend to confuse the identities of both Israel and the church.
The work is based on the author's dissertation titled, Israelology: The Missing Link in Systematic Theology and published by Ariel Ministries. The Biblical Evangelist called Israelology a "tremendous, masterful book. Amillennialism, postmillennialism, and other forms of covenant theology go up in smoke under the withering blaze of biblical light Fruchtenbaum places on them." The abridged version focuses on the heart of Dr. Fruchtenbaum's dissertation and offers a revised and updated text as well as charts and illustrations to enhance the understanding of this important study.
- Hardcover: 380 pages
- ISBN: 978-1-935174-81-3
Yeshua: The Life of Messiah from a Messianic Jewish Perspective - The Abridged Version
by Dr. Arnold FruchtenbaumISRAEL'S MESSIANIC KING
During His ministry to the Jewish people, Yeshua (Jesus) journeyed throughout the land promised to the Jewish patriarchs, presenting Himself to the Jews as their Messiah. He was a Jew living in a Jewish land among the Jewish people. Yet, much of the knowledge of this Jewish society, its culture and traditions has grown dim with the passage of time. In this work, Dr. Arnold G. Fruchtenbaum shines a bright light on the life of Yeshua and the land of Israel during the Second Temple period, interpreting the Gospels from a Messianic Jewish perspective. To achieve this, Dr. Fruchtenbaum had done original research in the Hebrew, Aramaic, and Greek source texts, and has also drawn on the works of other scholars and the writings of ancient rabbis.
It has taken about four decades of research and work for the account of the life and ministry of Yeshua the Messiah to come into its present form, published by Ariel Ministries in four volumes and an abridged version. The abridgment contains essentially the same material as the multi-volume set, but excludes the source texts for Dr. Fruchtenbaum's teaching. Ariel's Harmony of the Gospels provides the framework for his exegesis.
Dr. Arnold G. Fruchtenbaum holds a B.A. degree from Cedarville University in Hebrew and Hellenistics, a Th.M. degree in Hebrew and Old Testament Studies from Dallas Theological Seminary, and received his Ph.D. from New York University with the completion of his dissertation, Israelology: The Missing Link in Systematic Theology. He is the founding director of Ariel Ministries and a much respected biblical authority in evangelical and messianic circles.
- The Abridged Version
- Dimensions: 6" x 9"
- 712 pages
- ISBN: 978-935174-75-2