Text and Context Session 12: Jesus in the Synagogue
Author: Desi Maxwell
Product code: MP542
The synagogue has been described as one of the most important institutions in Jewish society down through the centuries. Desi looks at three aspects of the place the synagogue held in Jewish life; as a Meeting Place; House of Prayer and a House of Study.
About the Author
Desi grew up in Co. Antrim, N. Ireland. After studies at the University of Ulster, then Westminster and Princeton theological Seminaries, he entered pastoral ministry for seven years: three in Canada, followed by four in Belfast.
For the next twenty years he lectured at Belfast Bible College (and remains a senior teaching fellow), before seeking to bring the classroom to the living room through “Xplorations”, the ministry he co-founded and directs with his wife Heather.
He has studied at Dwight Pryor’s Haverim Schools of Discipleship and comes with his warm recommendation as a gifted teacher with his own unique presentation and introduction to Jesus in His Jewish world.
Click here to see a brief introduction of his ministry