The Jewish law

According to traditional scholarship, the author of the Epistle to the Hebrews, was following in the footsteps of Paul.  He argued about the Jewish Law.  The Torah had been the cornerstone of the beliefs and traditions of the descendants of their Israelite ancestors, the God of Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob.  This Mosaic law had played a legitimate role in the past but was superseded by a new covenant.  This was more a debate between Jewish followers of Jesus Christ and other mainstream Jews.  In tone, and detail, Hebrews goes beyond Paul and attempts a more complex, nuanced, and openly adversarial definition of the relationship between Jewish Christians and Israelite Jews.  Have you ever met a Jewish Christian?

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