The Hem of His Garment
by John D. Garr, Ph.D.

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Description: Dr. Garr provides a comprehensive study of the biblical tallith tradition---the four-cornered garment with tzitziyot (fringes) on each point as a means of calling both wearers and observers to remember the commandments. You'll be amazed at the continuing impact Hebraic dress has upon Jewish people and its importance for our understanding of Jesus. 103 pages, softcover from Golden Key.

Our Review: This book used to be packaged with a tape (ask when purchasing): The Mystery of Jesus' Prayer Shawl by Dwight A. Prayor (Center for Judaic-Christian Studies). The tape is a WONDERFUL addition to this fascinating subject. It is also great for those wanting to hear Hebrew spoken along with a translation of each phrase.

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Table of Contents:

A Healing Touch
The Hem of the Garment
A Mark of Remembrance
A Ribband of Blue
Tzitzit and Tekhelet
A Symbol of Authority
The Mantle Passes
A Prayer Closet
A Blessing Covering
Talitha Cumi
Your People, My People
God Is With You
Under His Wings
Healing Wings
A Rich Tradition
Epilogue: Living Emblems

 

 
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