Jewish literature

Books, literature, life and faith from a Jewish perspective

Everyone should read Josephus

Flavius Josephus was a first-century Jewish-Roman historian who attempted to recount the history of the Jews under Roman occupation. He also tried to defend and promote the Jewish faith against Roman criticism.

His work is a must-have read for any student of the Bible.

The Purpose of Prayer

One of the most powerful and meaningful thoughts on prayer can be found in a Jewish prayerbook called the ArtScroll Siddur. Reprinted here on this website with permission of the publisher.

A Primer for the Evangelical on the Talmud

The Talmud is a repository of Jewish sages and legal experts that spans over a thousand-years. The most popular and largest is the Babylonian Talmud. Portions of the texts draw parallels to the tone, voice, and thought patterns found in the New Testament.