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By: Abraham A. van Kempen, Editor

 

Source: The Times of Israel

https://blogs.timesofisrael.com/to-dignify-or-to-destroy/

Published SEP 3, 2018

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Can You Trust God to Let the Chips Fall Where He wants?

Can You Trust God to Let the Chips Fall Where He wants?
October 15, 2019

By: Abraham A. van Kempen

 

1. Many Evangelicals presume that peace in Israel-Palestine will never happen unless Jesus Christ, God in the Flesh, ruptures through the clouds, detonating his divine light, between the heavens and earth, his Second Coming.

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Katanacho and the Protestant struggle against ‘Israelism’

Katanacho and the Protestant struggle against ‘Israelism’
October 10, 2019

By: Abraham A. van Kempen

 

This article is a translated and slightly revised version of a contribution by Dr. Steven Paas to a symposium of the Dutch branch of Kairos-Sabeel on 20 September 2019, at the occasion of the presentation of the Dutch translation of the Palestinian theologian Yohanna Katanacho’s book The Land of Christ.

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Setting The Record Straight On Christian Zionism

Setting The Record Straight On Christian Zionism
September 16, 2019

Source: Forward

https://forward.com/culture/430428/setting-the-record-straight-on-christian-zionism/

 

By Rev. Dr. Mae Elise Cannon

Publsished August 29, 2019

 

The book review for “Covenant Brothers: Evangelicals, Jews, And U.S.-Israeli Relations” entitled “Why Everything You Think You Know About Christian Zionism is Wrong” grossly misstated numerous aspects of Christian Zionism and the movement in America. The narrative that Raphael Magarik puts forth seeks to debunk the idea that: “Christian Zionism conceals under a cloak of philo-Semitism, a nefarious agenda. Christian Zionists support Israel, supposedly, to hasten the end-times, when “Jews must convert or die.”

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Evangelicals aren’t turned off by Trump’s first term — they’re delighted by it

Evangelicals aren’t turned off by Trump’s first term — they’re delighted by it
August 14, 2019

Source: Washington Post

https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/evangelicals-arent-turned-off-by-trumps-first-term--theyre-delighted-by-it/2019/08/11/3911bc88-a990-11e9-a3a6-ab670962db05_story.html?noredirect=on

 

By Julie Zauzmer
Published August 13, 2019

 

BRANDON, Fla. — Three years ago, Rickey Halbert was torn about whether to vote for Donald Trump.

 

On the one hand, he’d read about Trump’s extramarital affairs and the women who alleged he had sexually assaulted them. Halbert, a Defense Department employee, didn’t think the candidate matched his moral compass.

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The Abuse of Religion to Foster Extremism Is a Universal Phenomenon

The Abuse of Religion to Foster Extremism Is a Universal Phenomenon
July 31, 2019

Source: Common Dreams

https://www.commondreams.org/views/2019/07/29/abuse-religion-foster-extremism-universal-phenomenon

 

By James Zogby

Published July 29, 2019

 

When it masks a political agenda or when it justifies violence either by groups or state actors, it becomes a danger

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It Started Out So Good …

It Started Out So Good …
July 24, 2019

By Abraham A. van Kempen

The Hague, The Netherlands

 

Israeli journalist, Meron Rapoport, states in his article, ‘When Zionism imagined Jewish nationalism without supremacy:’

 

“In his recent book [‘Beyond the Nation-State’], Dr. Dmitry Shumsky [a historian of the Zionist movement at the Hebrew University] shows that, contrary to popular belief, the forefathers of Zionism did not envision a state based on Jewish supremacy. And yet Zionism, he says, inevitably involves the oppression of Palestinians.”

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When Zionism imagined Jewish nationalism without supremacy

When Zionism imagined Jewish nationalism without supremacy
July 22, 2019

Source: +972 Magazine

https://972mag.com/will-imagining-zionism-without-supremacy/142415/

 

By Meron Rapoport

Published July 21, 2019

 

In his recent book, Dr. Dmitry Shumsky shows that, contrary to popular belief, the forefathers of Zionism did not envision a state based on Jewish supremacy. And yet Zionism, he says, inevitably involves the oppression of Palestinians.

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Opinion // Too Many Jews and Israelis See White Evangelicals as One-dimensional Messianic Caricatures

Opinion // Too Many Jews and Israelis See White Evangelicals as One-dimensional Messianic Caricatures
July 22, 2019

Source: Haaretz

https://www.haaretz.com/opinion/on-jews-and-israel-white-evangelicals-aren-t-one-dimensional-messianic-caricatures-1.7538783

 

By Mark Galli and Yehiel Poupko
Published July 21, 2019

 

Yes, Israel and Jews figure prominently in the religious imagination of America's 60 million white adult evangelicals. But it's not all about the Second Coming

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How Evangelical Christians risk setting the Middle East on fire

How Evangelical Christians risk setting the Middle East on fire
July 15, 2019

Source: Middle East Eye

https://www.middleeasteye.net/opinion/how-evangelical-christians-risk-setting-middle-east-fire

 

By Jonathan Cook

Published 8 July 2019

 

TB Joshua is the latest in a wave of pro-Zionist preachers taking an active interest in Israel – and Palestinians will pay the price

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