THE ETHIC OF JESUS & THE PLIGHT OF THE PALESTINIANS


Palestina, Israel and Jesus. One or two countries? One or two ethics? One or two ways to be right. Wisdom says:

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Palestine Sun Bird Christians have a revelation of Israel. What is needed is a revelation of the plight of the Palestinians. In the previous post we considered why the political theology of Christian Zionism can be used to support a terribly disturbing political militancy against the Palestinian population in the Middle East, a population that includes Palestinian Christians. This alone should give American Christians pause. Do they want to endorse a theology of brother against brother? Further, Palestinian Christians of all denominations in Palestine stand united against the theology, which they consider a “false teaching that corrupts the biblical message of love, justice and reconciliation” (from: The Jerusalem Declaration on Christian Zionism).

God’s call to “love, justice, and reconciliation” is, of course, central to the entire biblical narrative. It is such a huge area human responsibility – the subject of countless books and seminary courses, for example – that we cannot possibly…

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De Alexandru Nădăban Publicat în 2014

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  1. Alex, Thank you for calling attention to my posts on the theology of Christian Zionism and the Middle East. People can believe what they want, of course, but I don’t think some believers in this theology, which is also an eschatology, understand that when it is used as a foreign policy, it fuels adversarial relations in the Middle East leading to conflict. This, it seems to me, goes against what Jesus taught about peace and reconciliation: http://wagingwisdom.com/2014/03/07/jesus-as-a-teacher-of-wisdom-in-ancient-palestine-part-1-of-7/

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