Christian Zionism: The Interfaith Movement Hiding in Plain Sight (2018)

Christian Zionists are seeking to enact what they consider the values of Jewish-Christian cooperation in political and religious terms. Starting with a specific political issue – the wellbeing of Israel – Christian Zionism structures the interfaith relationship in its service. The movement is built to make the case that this goal is vital to evangelical Christians and their identity. Continue reading “Christian Zionism: The Interfaith Movement Hiding in Plain Sight (2018)”

James Q. Wilson, Why Don’t Jews Like the Christians Who Like Them? (2008)

Blackstone got more than 400 dignitaries to sign his document, including the chief justice of the Supreme Court, the Speaker of the House, John D. Rockefeller, J. P. Morgan, and several other prominent Americans, almost all of them Christians. After President Benjamin Harrison ignored the petition, Blackstone tried again in 1916 with President Woodrow Wilson, who was more sympathetic—and who supported the British foreign minister, Arthur Balfour, a devout Protestant, when in 1917 he issued his famous declaration calling for a Jewish home in Palestine. Continue reading “James Q. Wilson, Why Don’t Jews Like the Christians Who Like Them? (2008)”

Alan Nairne: Essays On The Book Of Revelation, Providing A Key To Its (Preterist) Interpretation (2007)

Chilton compliments Charles’ perceptiveness and those many commentators who have followed his lead.   But he expresses astonishment that ‘they should fail to see St. John’s purpose in presenting “the same material” as the Synoptic writers: to prophesy the events leading up to the destruction of Jerusalem.   And, while readily admitting that the Little Apocalypse  is a prophecy against Israel (see Matt.23: 29-39; 24: 1-2, 15-16, 34; Mark 13: 2, 14, 30; Luke 21: 5-6, 20-24, 32), few seem able to make the obvious connection:  The Big Apocalypse is a prophecy against Israel as well!”   Continue reading “Alan Nairne: Essays On The Book Of Revelation, Providing A Key To Its (Preterist) Interpretation (2007)”