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Updated: Speaking in UK & Netherlands in June 2018

Updated: Speaking in UK & Netherlands in June 2018

I’m excited that I’ve been invited to speak in the United Kingdom and the Netherlands this summer. I’ll be giving several seminars and talks about my new book, Reading the Bible with Rabbi Jesus (Baker, 2018). A prominent theme will be how Christians can be equipped to read the Bible more authentically by grasping its […]

Have you seen the videos by The Bible Project?

Have you seen the videos by The Bible Project?

Have you seen the Bible Project video series? I’ve been so impressed at this animated series that I just had to share. Their mission is to “show how the Bible is one unified story that leads to Jesus” and they do it very well. What I like the most is that these brief, 3-5 minute […]

Where Two or Three are Gathered...

Where Two or Three are Gathered…

I recently received a question about Jesus’ words in Matthew 18:20, “For where two or three are gathered in my name, there am I among them” which I discussed in my book Sitting at the Feet of Rabbi Jesus, page 72. Many read this line as meaning that Jesus promises to be present when his […]

Q & A with Lois Tverberg About Writing and her New Book

With the release of Reading the Bible with Rabbi Jesus, I’ve put together my responses to some interview questions about myself and my writing as it relates to the new book.     You’ve written a couple of other books before this one that have similar titles – Sitting at the Feet of Rabbi 
Jesus […]

My new book, Reading the Bible with Rabbi Jesus, is born

My new book, Reading the Bible with Rabbi Jesus, is born

Hooray! My new book, Reading the Bible with Rabbi Jesus has now been officially released by my publisher, Baker. Every book is a lot of work, and there is much rejoicing when it is finally “born.” For more about the book, see this page. Some of you already ordered it from my office, so you […]

The Hebraic Hymns of Advent and Christmas

Right now, the season of Advent is upon us, and it’s one of my favorites. Our hymns have a much more Hebraic focus than the rest of the year. They are full of rich prophecies about God’s promises to redeem Israel, and through them bring redemption to the world. Listen to these lines from O […]

Dust Jacket for Reading the Bible with Rabbi Jesus

Dust Jacket for Reading the Bible with Rabbi Jesus

Forgive my enthusiasm, but I just got to see the full dust jacket for my upcoming book, Reading the Bible with Rabbi Jesus. It has the front, back and side flap text on it. Click on the image to look at it up close. More information about the book on this page. The book comes […]

Early Reviews - Reading the Bible with Rabbi Jesus

Early Reviews – Reading the Bible with Rabbi Jesus

Elsewhere you’ll see excerpts, but here are some unabridged comments about Reading the Bible with Rabbi Jesus from early reviewers.   “In her delightful style, Lois Tverberg engagingly leads us across cultures to begin to envision a different worldview, a worldview more consistent with the world of most of Scripture. In so doing, she brings […]

Reading the Bible with Rabbi Jesus - Cover!

Reading the Bible with Rabbi Jesus – Cover!

Friends, few months ago when I finished the manuscript for my next book, Reading the Bible with Rabbi Jesus, I gave you an overview of the book. Now I’m excited to show you the full official cover.   The book will be released by Baker Publishing in January 2018. I’ll be giving you updates about […]

On-the-Ground Report: Has Evidence of Bethsaida Emerged?

On-the-Ground Report: Has Evidence of Bethsaida Emerged?

Have you seen the news that evidence for the lost city of Bethsaida has been found? USA Today, Newsweek, National Geographic and the Today Show have all reported on it. I’m pinching myself. A student from my area took part in the dig, and I was there myself for a few days. Bethsaida, you may […]