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Christian Zionism

The Convergence of the Past, Present and Future in the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

Andrew P. Klager, Ph.D. | Posted 09.23.2014 | Politics
Andrew P. Klager, Ph.D.

All we really have is the present, while our actions today are motivated by our recollection of the many yesterdays behind us. These memories, stories, and myths matter. We need to learn about them.

Middle East: The Perpetual War and The Peace Mirage

Rizwan A. Rahmani | Posted 01.29.2013 | World
Rizwan A. Rahmani

Anyone who thinks that there is a possibility of peace between Israelis and Palestinians is either delusional or just hasn't been paying close attention to that part of world for the last 65 years.

Is Christian Zionism Compatible With The Two-State Solution?

Miguel Espinoza | Posted 09.24.2012 | Religion
Miguel Espinoza

Evangelicals have shaped some of the country's most controversial domestic policy debates, from abortion to gay rights. A growing coalition within the larger evangelical movement has also begun to quietly shape a much different debate involving the future of Israel.

Toward An Evangelical Peace Movement

Aaron Taylor | Posted 08.27.2012 | Religion
Aaron Taylor

It's an axiom that presidents lead us into wars, while Christians provide the flags and the crosses. So it may seem the deck is stacked against American evangelicals organizing into a comprehensive peace movement.

Christian Zionism Challenged In Bethlehem

Daoud Kuttab | Posted 05.12.2012 | Religion
Daoud Kuttab

The "Christ at the Checkpoint" conference hosted more than 600 evangelicals from around the world. But before it opened, the conference was the subject of multi-pronged attacks.

Newt and the Loony Religious Fringe That Now Runs the Republican Party

Frank Schaeffer | Posted 02.27.2012 | Politics
Frank Schaeffer

Every single one of the sops Newt Gingrich is throwing the far right has been scripted for him by generations of so-called Reconstructionist "thinkers" and Roman Catholic ideologues pushing America steadily in the direction of Americanized theocracy.

Are Christian Zionists Replacing Mainstream US Jews?

Brent E. Sasley | Posted 02.18.2012 | Religion
Brent E. Sasley

However, as a political force Christian Zionism's power is facilitated by Israel and by American Jewry itself; on its own, it cannot survive. It needs Jewish Zionism, because without it, Christian Zionism can't make a sufficiently strong political case.

A Common Friend To Arabs And Jews

Lynne Hybels | Posted 02.06.2012 | Religion
Lynne Hybels

Most peacemakers on both sides are discouraged as they watch the inability of Israeli, Palestinian and American politicians to move toward peace. I share their sadness.

Amid The Arab Revolt Of 2011, Asking The Christian Question

Mark Lewis Taylor | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Mark Lewis Taylor

Can Christians, especially in the U.S., discern the extent to which their own nation is an economically and militarily exploitative power in the Middle East, and then organize?

Jesus For Jews, Or Something Like That

Frank Schaeffer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Frank Schaeffer

There is no way to get on the inside of the who-is-chosen question without unpacking the quirky relationship Evangelicals have with Jews, both embracing them and condemning them to eternal damnation.

Love Without Borders

David Suissa | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
David Suissa

Our debates over Israel have become coarse and divisive. One reason is that in our zeal to express tough love, we have forgotten about pure love. But how better to fight unconditional hatred than with unconditional love?

"Christian-Zionism" Is Trouble for Israel and the USA

Frank Schaeffer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Frank Schaeffer

War mongering in the name of "protecting Israel" has everything to do with Evangelicals' ideas about what will hasten the "return of Christ" and nothing to do with what is actually good for the Israelis, Palestinians and Arabs.

Netanyahu Appears At Major Rally with Far-Right Pastor Hagee on Eve of Biden's Israel Arrival

Max Blumenthal | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Max Blumenthal

Joe Biden was greeted in Jerusalem with the announcement that the Israeli Interior Ministry approved the construction of 1600 new homes in Occupied East Jerusalem contrary to U.S. wishes.

Elie Wiesel Appears With End Times Pastor John Hagee, Hagee Trashes Obama

Max Blumenthal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Max Blumenthal

During an unofficial panel of bloggers and activists at J Street's conference, I criticized Wiesel and Oren for associating with Hagee. Why is Wiesel palling around with Hagee? Why did I "mock" Wiesel?

500 Religious Leaders Against Hagee

Rabbi Haim Dov Beliak and Rev. John Hubers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rabbi Haim Dov Beliak and Rev. John Hubers

We feel its time to go public with a petition we've put together which expresses our concerns for the support political leaders, such as Lieberman, are giving to Hagee's poisonous ideology.

Pastor Hagee's Armageddon Politics

Chip Berlet | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Chip Berlet

Hagee-style American Christians push to prepare the ground for the second coming of Jesus Christ, a plan that focuses on advancing Israeli interests and that exerts increasing influence on U.S. foreign policy.