By Rob Robotham
By Alan Gilman
CreateSpace, 2014 Softcover,
240 pages, $20.00
DO YOU SPEND as much time reading the Old Testament as the New? Many Christians I know say the New Testament seems more relevant to them.
Solid foundations are important not only to buildings but to theology as well. A house or skyscraper, without a strong foundation, will not be able to stand. The entire building could collapse. Alan Gilman, a Jewish believer in Jesus, emphasizes that’s how the Torah – the first five books of the Old Testament – relates to the rest of the Bible. Gilman writes that the Torah permeates and informs the rest of the Bible; indeed, it is the foundation that supports the entire Bible.
Think for a moment of how weak and confusing the rest of the Bible would be without the Torah – it undergirds