He is a Jew who directly takes on cults and fundamentalists.
I decided to look up his response to the whole virgin birth debacle and his response is quite interesting, for those who like to look at these things.
Thank you Mary, this does spell it out fairly well. Personally, I'd rather "go to the source" than rely on a copy of a copy. Especially when there's a translation, or two, thrown in. Something always gets lost in translation and does reflect the bias of the translators regardless of race or creed.