The largest pro-Israel organization in the United States is not composed of Jews, but of Christian evangelicals, with a total membership of 7 million, more than 2 million more members than the entirety of the American Jewish community. Members of this organization, Christians United for Israel (CUFI), met in Washington on Monday, attracting thousands of attendees and […]
A ICEBERG - CHRISTIAN ZIONISM/JEWISH ZIONISM
By Whitney Webb The iconic golden dome of the Dome of the Rock and Al-Aqsa mosque, located on the Temple Mount or Haram el-Sharif, is the third holiest site in Islam and is recognized throughout the world as a symbol of the city of Jerusalem. Yet, this ancient site that dates back to the […]
Christian Zionism is a modern theological and political movement that embraces the most extreme ideological positions of Zionism, thereby becoming detrimental to a just peace within Palestine and Israel. The Christian Zionist programme provides a worldview where the Gospel is identified with the ideology of empire, colonialism and militarism. In its extreme form it places […]
“Christian Zionism is an extremist ideology, but it’s also incredibly broadly held and is part of a larger Christian package of belief,” he said. “Most people who hold it don’t realize they’re holding really hateful beliefs; it’s very much based on ignorance and insularity.” Brenneman adds that such beliefs are rarely challenged, particularly because the […]
The purpose of this thesis is to examine the relationship between Jewish fundamentalists and Christian Zionists and the harm that can ultimately result from this relationship. The first chapter examines the history of Jewish religious Zionists and the ways that it attempts to influence the Israeli government.
Christian Zionism is a theology that supports a political regime based on apartheid and discrimination – yet millions of people in the US express their support for it. How dangerous is it given the US role in the Middle East? 1. Introduction “Only one nation, Israel, stands between … terrorist aggression and the complete decline […]
[Reprinted with permission of the author.] In the spring of 1989, a Pentecostal preacher named Clyde Lott was thumbing through the Bible, looking up all the references to cows. This wasn’t so odd, given that Lott is one of the leading cattle breeders in the Southeast. At the time, he specialized in raising show cattle […]