History, Analysis and Gentile Christian Interest
About the author
Evert Wilhelm Van de Poll is Professor of Religious Science and Missiology at the Evangelical Theological Faculty in Leuven (Belgium), as well as pastor with the Federation of Evangelical Baptist Churches in France (FEEBF), and author of numerous books on subjects related to the mission of the church and Christian involvement in culture and society, e.g. Europe and the Gospel: Past Influences, Current Developments and Mission Challenges (2013). He and his wife live in the southernmost French city of Nîmes.
This publication is a revised and enlarged version of his doctoral dissertation Sacred Times for Chosen People: Development, Analysis and Missiological Significance of Messianic Jewish Holiday Practice, for which he received the Franz Delitsch Preis 2009, awarded by the Israëlinstitut of the Freie Theologische Akademie in Giessen for outstanding contributions to the exegetical, historical or dogmatic research in the area of Israel and Christian theology.