Enews: Martin Luther, revisited

At 34 years of age, the Martin Luther of 1517 was a little known Augustinian monk plagued by thoughts of his own sins and failings. Luther, in his own words, suffered from an “extremely disturbed conscience.” When his private meditations on the scriptures revealed to...

Qumranology: What is Hanukkah?

Hanukkah is not one of the biblical feasts or festivals that is prescribed in the Torah, like Sukkot, Shavuot, or Passover. It is a tradition started by the sages. The story of Hanukkah actually comes from the First Book of Maccabees. That is not part of the Hebrew...

Christian Media Summit

A few weeks ago, I had the opportunity to attend the second annual Christian Media Summit in Jerusalem. Hosted by the Government Press Office, the four-day event brought together 130 pro-Israel Christian media figures from 30 countries. The goal of the summit was to...