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The Real Kosher Jesus: Revealing the Mysteries of the Hidden Messiah

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Jesus-Yeshua.The most influential Jew who ever lived. The most controversial Jew who ever lived. He has been called a rabbi, a rebel, a reformer, a religious teacher, a reprobate sinner, a revolutionary, a redeemer. Some have claimed he was a magician, others the Messiah. Some say he was a deceiver; others say he was divine. Who is this Jesus-Yeshua, and why are we still t ...more
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Published April 3rd 2012 by Frontline (first published April 1st 2012)
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Chip Hill
Jul 26, 2012 Chip Hill rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I had never heard of Dr. Brown until about 2 weeks ago when I heard him being interviewed on a Christian talk show. The interviewer shared a few very interesting excerpts from this book and asked some excellent questions, to which Dr. brown gave some equally excellent answers. Within a few minutes (while still listening to the interview) I was online ordering the book. I finished it last night. Several of my friends (after hearing me share what I was learning from this book) want to borrow my co ...more
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Nov 04, 2014 Zomick's Bakery rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
I am not much into reading books other than cookbooks. Working at a bakery, preparing Zomick's bread leaves me with little time to read books. This one took my interest when I saw the word kosher next to Jesus. Must admit I was also intrigued by Browns view of Yeshua/Jesus as a Jew, revolutionary and Messiah. He brings some new moments of his interpretation to whole thing and can be quite interesting for anyone not familiar with this matter. All in all 4 star rating from me. - Zomick's Bread
Justin Deal
Nov 22, 2013 Justin Deal rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: Followers and non-followers of Yeshua-Jesus
Dr. Brown, in response to Rabbi Shmuley Boteach's book "Kosher Jesus", encourages his readers to discover who this Jesus (Yeshua) really is. Is He a Rabbi? Is He a prophet? Is He a reprobate sinner? Or He the Son of G-d? Dr. Brown discusses such mysteries as the '...Invisible G-d Who Can Be Seen,' the suffering servant, and the 'Priestly Messiah' and much more! The reader will find out how within rabbinical tradition and the Hebrew Scriptures the death of the righteous atones for the nation and ...more
Jeff Kran
Mar 06, 2013 Jeff Kran rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
This book probably represents Dr. Brown's greatest work. It is a compelling book. The chapter on the "Invisible God Can Be Seen" is a wonderful presentation of the Mystery of the Unity of God Dr. Brown's material on understanding the perspective of the apostle Paul as A devout Jew with a unique calling is much-needed! All in all this book is an excellent read and is recommended for anybody who wants to understand the Jewishness of faith in Messiah,and better understand their faith in Messiah be ...more
Sep 21, 2015 Michelle rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Wonderfully written and insightful. I really enjoyed this book.
"I would encourage each of you to get a copy of the New Testament if you don't already have one as part of your Bible, to read it at face value, asking God to give you insight as you read, to guide you into the truth and to keep you from error, and to ask yourself, "Is this true? And if it is, how should I respond?"
That's how we all need to read the Bible.
Kevin E. Johnson
Every person, Jew and Gentile alike needs to read this book!

Dr. Brown in his usual scholarly, yet extremely readable style reveals to us our completely Jewish Messiah, as well as reminds us the Bible is an Eastern book, that we of necessity must learn to read with eastern eyes, and hear with eastern ears. Well done!
George Hunger
This is my first time reading Michael Brown and I enjoyed it quite a bit. I'm surprised I haven't stumbled on him sooner. In The Real Kosher Jesus he lays out a thorough and sound defense of Jesus being the anticipated Jewish Messiah. This book is very well written and includes many credible sources such as Jewish historical writings, from Jewish scholars, and the Bible Old and New Testament.
Zach Powell
Feb 04, 2014 Zach Powell rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
By far, this is one of the best theological books I've read (other than Dr. Brown's "Hyper-Grace" book). If you're a serious student of God's Word and looking to find the real Jesus of the Word, Yeshua, this book is for you.
Joshua Foote
Feb 14, 2014 Joshua Foote rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Lots of info

there was a lot of good and new information(at least for me) about Judaism and Jesus and how they correlate. what I really enjoyed was about how sacrifices weren't accepted by God after the death of Jesus
Sep 10, 2012 Craig rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition

Not exactly an orthodox presentation of Evangelical Theology. But very thought-provoking. Not for those who are not very Bible literate - despite what he author might think. Be prepared to think reason pray.
Mar 05, 2016 Ruth rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I enjoyed this book

A lot of scholarship went into this book. I learned a lot about Jewish thought and beliefs. It explained where many ideas in Smuley Boteach's "Kosher Jesus" came from.
Dec 04, 2013 Jerry rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: theology
Lots of good stuff in this one.
Calvin Hanson
Feb 27, 2014 Calvin Hanson rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
great insight on Jewish thoughts of Jesus as well as clear explanations on the Jewishness of Jesus, Paul and the new testament.
Lana Jackson
Dr. Michael Brown has filled "The Real Kosher Jesus" with scripture, Rabbinic thinking, and historical writings that make this book a treasure in understanding Jesus/Yeshua, The Messiah.
Francesco Rovetto
This book will change your view about Jesus/Yeshua and a true understanding of our jewish messiah.
Aug 05, 2012 Tkaye rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: never-finished

Awesome book so far!
Costas Ioannou
Jan 07, 2014 Costas Ioannou rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
It is basically a book that tries to show Jews that Jesus was not only Jewish, but is the Messiah. It's a good book and an fairly easy read.
Gary Owen
This is a good book, but one should take their time in reading. Lots of good information that a Christian needs to know for their walk in God and also to be more acquainted with Judaism.
May 14, 2014 Clint rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
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Michael L. Brown (born March 16, 1955) is a Messianic Jewish Old Testament scholar, professor, activist, itinerant speaker, and author who has preached in numerous countries and written twenty books. He is the founder and president of ICN Ministries. His writings have been translated into more than a dozen languages. He was married to Nancy Gurian on March 14, 1976 and they have two daughters, Jen ...more
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