Blog Posts - Judeo/christian



Jewish Law Prohibits Castration of any Male Animal (or Human)

Ben Zoma was asked: 'Is it permitted to castrate a Dog?' He replied: "'Neither shall you do this in  your land', - this means, to no one (including a Dog) that is in your land shall you do this to."- Babylonian Talmud, Chagigah 14b Lucky Dog!
by The Judeo-Christian Tradition on Jun 19, 2016

A Bunch of Animal Talmudika

If one sees a Donkey in a dream, he may hope for salvation, as it says, 'Behold thy king cometh unto thee, he is triumphant and victorious, lowly and riding upon a Donkey.' - Babylonian Talmud, Berakoth 56b If one sees a Lion in his dream he s...
by The Judeo-Christian Tradition on Jun 19, 2016

Mary Magdalene: Penitent Prostitute or Illuminator?

Crossposted from Reflections Journal.Pope Francis has taken a big step, by elevating the commemoration of Mary Magdalene to a liturgical Feast. He should take the greater step of clearing her of criminal charges.In a letter announcing the change, the...
by Celestial Reflections on Jun 17, 2016

What Does "Judeo-Christian" Mean?

We hear much in this endless presidential election, though not much of any substance.  Among the many things spoken of are Judeo-Christian values, or ethics.  They have been fodder for pandering politicians for many years, of course. ...
by I, Ciceronianus; causidicus on Feb 29, 2016

Sea Change

Crossposted from Reflections Journal.When I was a kid, I got into an argument with some of the grown-ups at my church. (Yes, I have always been as I am today.) I had been at a youth service where we had sung fun, kid-friendly songs instead of hymns.
by Celestial Reflections on Jul 2, 2015

That Time Reza Aslan Smacked Down Bill Maher

Crossposted from Reflections Journal.I've never much cared for Bill Maher's commentary on religion. I think his views on the issue are shallow and reasoned backwards from the most extreme examples. So I very much enjoyed Reza Aslan's recent take-down...
by Celestial Reflections on Oct 5, 2014

Pagans and Satanists Explore Religious Freedoms

Crossposted from Reflections Journal.As predicted, the recent Supreme Court decision to allow religious invocations in public meetings is already exposing the hypocrisy and discriminatory practices of conservative Christian defenders of "religious fr...
by Celestial Reflections on Sep 30, 2014

Thoughtcrime: Are We Guilty?

Think about the term, Judeo-Christian values. We bandy it about, especially we Christians, and the idea is that, because Jews and Christians share a common heritage (the Old Testament, and Abraham as our collective father), we should support one ano...
by Middle Aged Plague on Aug 25, 2014

Sermon reg. Pain and Loss

http://youtu.be/lE-mVpCOjCM a sermon regarding my near-death experience from the H1N1 virus this past Winter.  a study of God’s right to discipline His children as He sees fit.Filed under: Judeo-Christian WorldView...
by JimInMontana's Blog on Jul 24, 2014

Sermon reg. Pain and Loss

http://youtu.be/lE-mVpCOjCM a sermon regarding my near-death experience from the H1N1 virus this past Winter.  a study of God’s right to discipline His children as He sees fit.Filed under: Judeo-Christian WorldView...
by JimInMontana's Blog on Jul 24, 2014

Sermon reg. Pain and Loss

http://youtu.be/lE-mVpCOjCM a sermon regarding my near-death experience from the H1N1 virus this past Winter.  a study of God’s right to discipline His children as He sees fit.Filed under: Judeo-Christian WorldView...
by JimInMontana's Blog on Jul 24, 2014

Israel’s Dark Day – the 9th of Av / August 4-5

Tish’a B’Av The 9th of Av is the date on the Hebrew calendar that portends serious trouble for the Chosen. This year, that date falls on August 4th to 5th — a day preceded by fasting and prayer for 3 weeks — asking the Lord...
by JimInMontana's Blog on Jul 15, 2014

Israel’s Dark Day – the 9th of Av / August 4-5

Tish’a B’Av The 9th of Av is the date on the Hebrew calendar that portends serious trouble for the Chosen. This year, that date falls on August 4th to 5th — a day preceded by fasting and prayer for 3 weeks — asking the Lord...
by JimInMontana's Blog on Jul 15, 2014

Israel’s Dark Day – the 9th of Av / August 4-5

Tish’a B’Av The 9th of Av is the date on the Hebrew calendar that portends serious trouble for the Chosen. This year, that date falls on August 4th to 5th – a day preceded by fasting and prayer for 3 weeks — asking the Lord...
by JimInMontana's Blog on Jul 15, 2014

New PyreDoodle puppies

We have 8 PyreDoodle pups in the house. See pyredoodles.com The mom is Great Pyrenees and dad is a St. Poodle, born on July 1. Mom has them in a kiddy pool (dry) now so they don’t get misplaced. All but 1 female is allocated – they are go...
by JimInMontana's Blog on Jul 9, 2014

JEWISH MEAL – July 14, 2014

I invited my favorite Jewish man and his wife for supper on Monday night.  They are Messianic believers in Yeshua (Jesus); it is appropriate that a gentile like myself make a way to express love for Jews:  they are a nearer kinsman to Messiah and...
by JimInMontana's Blog on Jul 9, 2014

New PyreDoodle puppies

We have 8 PyreDoodle pups in the house. See pyredoodles.com The mom is Great Pyrenees and dad is a St. Poodle, born on July 1. Mom has them in a kiddy pool (dry) now so they don’t get misplaced. All but 1 female is allocated – they are go...
by JimInMontana's Blog on Jul 9, 2014

JEWISH MEAL – July 14, 2014

I invited my favorite Jewish man and his wife for supper on Monday night.  They are Messianic believers in Yeshua (Jesus); it is appropriate that a gentile like myself make a way to express love for Jews:  they are a nearer kinsman to Messiah and...
by JimInMontana's Blog on Jul 9, 2014

New PyreDoodle puppies

We have 8 PyreDoodle pups in the house. See pyredoodles.com The mom is Great Pyrenees and dad is a St. Poodle, born on July 1. Mom has them in a kiddy pool (dry) now so they don’t get misplaced. All but 1 female is allocated – they are go...
by JimInMontana's Blog on Jul 9, 2014

JEWISH MEAL – July 14, 2014

I have invited my favorite Jewish man and his wife for supper on Monday night.  Here is the fare we hope turns out well: First course:  baked falafel balls with toasted pita crackers and tahini-hummus sauce 2nd:  matzoh ball soup in chicken stock...
by JimInMontana's Blog on Jul 9, 2014


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