Called to controversy The unlikely story of Moishe Rosen and the founding of Jews for Jesus

Ruth Rosen, 1956-

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Published
Nashville : Thomas Nelson c2012.
Language
English
Physical Description
xi, 307 pages ; 24 cm
Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references.
ISBN
9781595554918
1595554912
Main Author
Ruth Rosen, 1956- (-)
Review by Publisher Summary 1

Chronicles the life and career of Moishe Rosen, founder of the Jews for Jesus movement, and looks at the impact of that movement upon society.

Review by Publisher Summary 2

What does it mean to be a Jew? What practices are relevant?And is belief in God even necessary?Answers to these and other questions reflect the amazing diversity within theJewish community. However, one terrible fact—centuries of persecution in thename of Jesus Christ—has united this diverse community in one belief. Namely,that Jesus Christ is not the Jewish Messiah.Moishe Rosen was born into this culture. No New Testament. No Christmas. Noquestion. Even nonreligious Jews—including Moishe’s family—would disown anyonetraitorous enough to profess faith in Christ. Which means the moment Moishe wascalled to Christ, he wasCalled to Controversy.This stirring account from his daughter describes the rise of a man whosepassion for Jesus and passion for his people triumphed over self-preservationand ultimately fueled an international movement that is still changing livestoday.Called to Controversy is the inside story of one the most influentialevangelists of our times.

Review by Publisher Summary 3

This stirring account from Moishe Rosen's daughter describes the rise of a man whose passion for Jesus and passion for his people triumphed over self-preservation and ultimately fueled an international movement that is still changing lives today. Called to Controversy is the inside story of one the most influential evangelists of our times.

Review by Publisher Summary 4

What does it mean to be a Jew? What practices are relevant?And is belief in God even necessary?Answers to these and other questions reflect the amazing diversity within theJewish community. However, one terrible fact-centuries of persecution in thename of Jesus Christ-has united this diverse community in one belief. Namely,that Jesus Christ is not the Jewish Messiah.Moishe Rosen was born into this culture. No New Testament. No Christmas. Noquestion. Even nonreligious Jews-including Moishe's family-would disown anyonetraitorous enough to profess faith in Christ. Which means the moment Moishe wascalled to Christ, he was Called to Controversy.This stirring account from his daughter describes the rise of a man whosepassion for Jesus and passion for his people triumphed over self-preservationand ultimately fueled an international movement that is still changing livestoday. Called to Controversy is the inside story of one the most influentialevangelists of our times.