A surprising number of Christians “prefer” the New Testament, almost ignoring the Old Testament. The result? We often fail to understand the Jewish Roots of Christianity. Not cool! When and how did the church split from the Jewish synagogue? How can we recover the Jewish Character of the Church universal? Don’t miss our conversation this week on The Land and the Book.
Dr. Gerald R. McDermott is Anglican Chair of Divinity at Beeson Divinity School of Samford University in Birmingham, Alabama. He is the author of several books, including Everyday Glory and Israel Matters, and the editor of The New Christian Zionism.
For more than three decades, Jon Gauger has served with Moody Radio as a writer, producer, and host. He is rarely seen without a camera, shooting photos and video for Moody Radio and others. In addition to The Land and the Book, Jon is heard on Moody Presents, Today in the Word, the Praise and Worship Channel, and Majesty Radio. He has traveled to 38 countries as a journalist, speaker, or trainer. An award-winning narrator, Jon has voiced 75 audiobooks and has written If I Could Do It All Over Again and Kids Say the Wisest Things. Jon is married to Diana, and they have two grown children and six truly extraordinary grandchildren. The Gaugers love reading, camping (trailers, not tents), and great Mexican food.