Paul Alexander's Christ at the Checkpoint: Theology in the Service of Justice PDF

By Paul Alexander

ISBN-10: 1498259693

ISBN-13: 9781498259699

ISBN-10: 1610972309

ISBN-13: 9781610972307

What does the evangelical church in Palestine take into consideration the land, the top instances, the Holocaust, peace within the center East, loving enemies, Christian Zionism, the country of Israel, and the probabilities of a Palestinian nation? For the 1st time ever, Palestinian evangelicals in addition to evangelicals from the us and Europe have converged to discover those and different an important subject matters. even though Jews, Muslims, and Christians from quite a few traditions have participated in discussions and paintings concerning Israel and Palestine, this ebook offers theological, biblical, and political views and arguments from Palestinian evangelicals who're praying, hoping, and dealing for a simply peace for either Israelis and Palestinians.

"Few overseas matters are extra pressing than a simply payment of the Israeli-Palestinian clash. And few concerns divide evangelicals so significantly. this can be a big ebook the place key evangelical students with differing perspectives discussion respectfully and thoroughly approximately primary disagreements. the outcome clarifies tricky, advanced concerns and issues the way in which towards a simply solution."
--Ronald J. Sider
Professor of Theology, Palmer Theological Seminary, jap University
President, Evangelicals for Social Action

Paul Alexander is Professor of Christian Ethics and Public coverage at Palmer Theological Seminary of japanese collage and Director of Public coverage at Evangelicals for Social motion in Wynnewood, Pennsylvania. His books comprise Peace to struggle: transferring Allegiances within the Assemblies of God (2009) and Pentecostals and Peacemaking: history, Theology, and the twenty first Century (forthcoming, 2012).

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