Tag Archives: David Flusser

Go Tell That Fox…..

During my journey to learn the text within context, I was amazed to note that Jesus often referenced actual historical events.  Most notably, Jesus references a couple of events in Herod’s life that would have been somewhat embarrassing to Herod. … Continue reading

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Should My Righteousness Exceed the Righteousness of the Pharisees?

Matthew 5:20 – “For I tell you that unless your righteousness surpasses that of the Pharisees and the teachers of the law, you will certainly not enter the kingdom of heaven.”  This passage has always intimidated me and I felt … Continue reading

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Flusser and the Historical Jesus

“David Flusser, an Orthodox Jew who teaches at the Hebrew University, has often related a true experience which shocked him.  He was lecturing in Germany before a group of Protestant theologians, some of whom served as pastors.  He described his … Continue reading

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Remembering David Flusser

It is almost impossible to measure the incredibly positive impact David Flusser had on the search for the historical Jesus.  His work on the life of Jesus and the relationship between first century Judaism and nascent Christianity is simply brilliant … Continue reading

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