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  • The Gospels were Not Written by Those Whose Names are Attached to Them

    Rabbi Tovia Singer explains that the book of Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John were written anonymously, and the authors did not claim to be followers of Jesus or eyewitnesses. In this presentation, Rabbi Singer explores how second century church fathers came to assert that the gospels were written by apostles and companions of the apostles.

  • Rabbi Tovia Singer Explores Jewish and Christian Views on the Resurrection of the Dead

    What happens after you die? People frequently conflate the belief in the resurrection of the dead with the notion of the immortality of the soul. They are in fact two different but related views. Rabbi Tovia Singer explains that while Judaism and Christianity both affirm what is commonly called eternal life, there are important differences […]

  • Did Jesus Actually Exist? Rabbi Tovia Singer’s Evidence and Conclusion will Surprise You

    There is significant body of literature devoted to proving that Jesus never existed. Proponents of this position are called “mythicists” because they believe that Jesus is a myth. Most New Testament Scholars argue that mythicists are dead wrong. Rabbi Tovia Singer’s opinion and his compelling evidence on this provocative topic will shock you.

  • Rabbi Tovia Singer Discusses the Jewish Tradition of Praying at a Gravesite

    Rabbi Singer explores the meaning and limitations of the ancient Jewish tradition of praying at a gravesite.

  • Rabbi Tovia Singer Explains Why Paul’s Influence on Christian Thinking was so Significant

    Rabbi Tovia Singer explains why Paul may have been the most influential convert to Christianity. His teachings were unique in that he insisted that keeping the Law was worse than irrelevant; it was an admission that Jesus’ death was insufficient for salvation.