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.
Jon Gauger has been with Moody Radio nearly three decades and works with special projects. In addition to being the announcer for Moody Presents which features sermons by the Presidents of Moody, Jon is hosting and producing The Land and the Book. He writes and produces a weekly commentary, creates special documentaries, and has traveled to 30 countries covering stories for Moody Radio, or doing training work with international broadcasting partners. Jon is married to Diana, and they have two grown children-all of whom are Moody graduates. An avid photographer, videographer and reader, Jon also enjoys camping and freelance voice-over work, including audiobook projects.