CHRISTIAN ZIONISM: A THEOLOGY OF WAR?


Waging Wisdom

little drummer girlI remember what unbolted me from being held to some aberrant views of the Middle East. It was the power of a good story well told. I’m talking about John LeCarre’s The Little Drummer Girl. This was in the early 1990s. I had asked a literary friend to recommend just one seriously intelligent contemporary storyteller. I was, you see, in a novel-slump. At the time, nothing but the classics were working for me. Where was the power of a good contemporary story?

Ever read John LeCarre? my friend asked. No. Where should I start? Try The Perfect Spy. I did. I was hooked and began reading LeCarre regularly (thank you David). Sometime around then I read Drummer Girl. The novel, first published in 1983, opened my eyes to the Jewish – Palestinian conflict in a way that nonfiction had never done. That troubling story was so masterfully…

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De Alexandru Nădăban Publicat în 2014

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