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John D. Brey's Recent Activity

  1. John D. Brey replied to the thread Deuteronomy 33:8..

    I read that. But I thought the next statement was even more telling: A more penetrating analysis, however, should also explain why God...

    Apr 12, 2021 at 9:58 AM
  2. John D. Brey replied to the thread Deuteronomy 33:8..

    When I claimed that I'm trying not to be critical of Rabbi Hirsch, it's precisely because I appreciate the rejection of representing God...

    Apr 11, 2021 at 6:58 PM
  3. John D. Brey replied to the thread Deuteronomy 33:8..

    I think there's more than just three signs. But I think they're all interrelated. For instance, though the Masoretic text doesn't clue...

    Apr 11, 2021 at 6:50 PM
  4. John D. Brey replied to the thread Deuteronomy 33:8..

    From my perspective that's an understatement; as I pointed out in message #12. Rabbi Hirsch clearly, if below the surface of his Jewish...

    Apr 11, 2021 at 6:04 PM
  5. John D. Brey replied to the thread Deuteronomy 33:8..

    I apologize for calling you out. I most definitely don't want anyone reading anything I write just because I called them out. I'll try...

    Apr 11, 2021 at 5:58 PM
  6. John D. Brey replied to the thread Deuteronomy 33:8..

    At the beginning of Exodus chapter 4, where God tells Moses the serpent-rod will be proof of his appearance, Rabbi Hirsch says:...

    Apr 11, 2021 at 5:47 PM
  7. John D. Brey replied to the thread Deuteronomy 33:8..

    Rabbi Hirsch calls Moses' serpent-rod a "miraculous sign." And yet, in what might be considered misplaced respect for modern Judaism's...

    Apr 11, 2021 at 2:02 PM
  8. John D. Brey replied to the thread Deuteronomy 33:8..

    I'm not saying God is in Moses. I'm saying he (God) --- at least the seminal manifestation of the Lord (the "miraculous sign" R. Hirsch)...

    Apr 11, 2021 at 1:18 PM
  9. John D. Brey replied to the thread Is Deuteronomy 18:18 Jesus?.

    Why did God protect them [at Passover] through [the lamb's] blood? So that He should remember in their favour the blood of Abraham's...

    Apr 9, 2021 at 10:12 AM
  10. John D. Brey replied to the thread Deuteronomy 33:8..

    Fwiw, when I said "long suffering" that wasn't intended to be demeaning. I meant to imply that you were patient, and, well, long...

    Apr 8, 2021 at 3:43 PM
  11. John D. Brey replied to the thread Deuteronomy 33:8..

    A long-suffering interlocutor in another thread poo pooed the idea that Moses' rod is an avatar, icon, or vessel, for the Presence of...

    Apr 8, 2021 at 1:27 AM
  12. John D. Brey replied to the thread Deuteronomy 33:8..

    And of Levi he said, Let they Thummim and thy Urim be with thy holy one whom thou didst prove at Massah, and with whom thou didst strive...

    Apr 7, 2021 at 11:13 PM
  13. John D. Brey replied to the thread Deuteronomy 33:8..

    If we look at the events in question, Exodus 15:25, we read in the KJV: And he [Moses] cried unto the Lord; and the Lord shewed him a...

    Apr 7, 2021 at 10:21 PM
  14. John D. Brey replied to the thread Deuteronomy 33:8..

    במסה can hardly refer to the place called "Massah" and to the events that transpired there. Neither the tribe, nor Moshe, nor Aharon...

    Apr 7, 2021 at 9:57 PM
  15. John D. Brey posted a new thread.

    Deuteronomy 33:8.

    In studying scripture, few things are as rewarding as when, through using scripture to interpret scripture, i.e., cross-referencing...

    Forum: General Religious Debates

    Apr 7, 2021 at 9:34 PM