Enoch Rising

Enoch Rising

Few Biblical figures are as intriguing and mysterious as Enoch. He is mentioned only a few times in the canonical Hebrew Bible, but the impact of his story went on to affect the theology of many books written during the Second Temple Era.

Buy it Now

About the book

Few Biblical figures are as intriguing and mysterious as Enoch. He is mentioned only a few times in the canonical Hebrew Bible, but the impact of his story went on to affect the theology of many books written during the Second Temple Era. It also set the foundation for the development of many of the ideas found in the early Christian movement. Enoch’s importance continued beyond the destruction of the Temple and survived in a new form in later rabbinic tradition.

Anyone familiar with classical Judaism, the religion of the Bible and the Talmud, who has read the New Testament might experience a disconnect between it and the Hebrew Bible. Something is missing so to speak. Understanding the literature of the Second Temple period is critical to providing the missing links to understanding and appreciating the complex environment of evolving Jewish thought and the emergence of the early Christian movement from its sources.

Discover the mystery of Enoch, and the fascinating impact it had on the development of Judaism and Christianity.

It is obvious that a lot of study and research was done to make this book the gem of is.

C. Orville McLeish

You'll like these too...

Jewish Conquistador in the New World

Jewish Conquistadors in the New World

The Early Years

Judaisms of Jesus' Followers

The Judaisms of Jesus' Followers

An Introduction to Early Christianity in it's Jewish Context

The Converso Dilemma

The Converso Dilemma

Halakhic Responsa and the Status of Forced Converts

{

A well written and carefully researched book, “Enoch Rising” lays down a solid groundwork of canonical and non-canonical information on Enoch..

Arthur Telling, Oakland

The Jews of Iberia

Get My New Book For Free!

Sign up for my author updates!

My Writing Blog

Follow Along

Rabbi Moses Hayyim Ephraim of Sudylkow

Rabbi Moses Hayyim Ephraim of Sudylkow

The rise of Hasidism precipitated a strong reaction by a range of prevailing religious authorities. The accusations and basis for concern were quite varied as the edicts of excommunication issued by the Gaon of Vilna and others ultimately revealed. One recurring...

The Concept of Sonship in Jewish Thought

The Concept of Sonship in Jewish Thought

A friend recently asked me whether Christianity had been a topic of discussion at the three traditional Jewish institutions I studied at. I remarked that it was never a central topic of discussion, but that it did arise on occasion. When it did, there were three...

The Beginnings of Jewishness

The Beginnings of Jewishness

The subject of Jewish identity has been a long term interest for me. My thesis at the Siegal College of Judaic Studies was on Jewish identity during the Second Temple period. My dissertation at the Spertus Institute of Jewish Studies was on Iberian Conversos, or...

Free Book

Download my new book, The Jews of Iberia for free

About Me

Discover my passion for writing and the topics I am fascinated with.

Blog

Check out recommendations and the Latest  news.