Tag Archives: Christian Zionism

The Truth is in The Hashtag

Specifically, the hashtag of Obama’s visit to Palestine/Israel: Notice how Palestine and the Palestinians are effectively excised and marginalized.  Of course, the hashtag could just as easily have been #ObamaInPalestine but then the Israelis and Christian Zionists would have had … Continue reading

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Now Online- “With God on Our Side”

You MUST watch this video.  You must. ‘With God On Our Side’ takes a look at the theology of Christian Zionism, which teaches that because the Jews are God’s chosen people, they have a divine right to the land of … Continue reading

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Bibi the Manipulator

Bibi Netanyahu just can’t keep himself from being evil. That Christian Zionists support this man and his government just shows how very far they are from true Christianity.  He is unethical and immoral and supporting him is supporting wickedness.  And … Continue reading

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Perverse and Incredibly Wicked Hate Speech Aimed at Palestinians: And the Odd Silence of Christian Zionists

At Chen’s Hair Salon in “downtown” Sderot [Israel], three women shot the breeze until I showed up and told them I’m a reporter who had come from Jerusalem to hear how they felt about the “situation.” “Ahhh, have a seat,” said Riki, … Continue reading

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More on Malina

Robert Myles, who has a pretty good series going on reviewing Crossley’s ‘Jesus in an Age of Neoliberalism’, has another post along the same lines- this time focusing on the views of Bruce Malina. I’d just add two observations (and I … Continue reading

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Conference Announcement: “Johnny Cash in the Holy Land: Christian Zionism and American Popular Culture”

It’s to be held October 11th at Duke University and I wish I could attend.  If you’re in the area, you ought to.  All the details are here.

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Christian Zionism Examined

Steven Paas, Christian Zionism Examined: A Review of Ideas on Israel, the Church and the Kingdom. Pb., 135 pp., VTR Publications, Nürnberg / RVB, Hamburg: 2012, ISBN 978-3-941750-86-9, Retail price: €[D] 14.95 / £ 12.95 / $ 18.95: According to … Continue reading

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Hey Christian Zionists, Jewish Voters ‘Just Aren’t Into You’

Whilst Christian Zionists seem to spend most of their time declaring their love for Israel, Jewish voters in the United States prefer Muslims and Mormons as political candidates more than persons on the Christian Right (inhabited of course by the … Continue reading

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What Obama Should Say At AIPAC But Won’t

This is not the United States of Israel, it is the United States of America.  Our foreign policy will not be dictated by one external entity, whether friend or foe.  Our view of Iran will be determined through our own … Continue reading

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In Israel They Have Reason to Be Worried

The far right has been given the authority to indoctrinate Israel’s children.  That should worry everyone. Education Minister Gideon Sa’ar has made a mockery of Breaking the Silence. For a year the organization has been pestering him to allow its … Continue reading

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Andrew Adler is a Disgusting Human Being and He Should Be Arrested for Treason

And then HE should be locked up in a 3×5 cell for the rest of his life.  May it be long and misery filled.  What a contemptible beast: The owner and publisher of the Atlanta Jewish Times, Andrew Adler, has … Continue reading

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Excerpts From ‘An Open Letter to Christian Zionists’

Here’s the salient part- This letter, though, is not about religious Jewish Zionism and its destructive effects on Israeli policy. It is about the Christian version of the same belief. This Christian version of Zionism matters deeply, not just because … Continue reading

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The 10 Most Annoying Things of 2011

10- Harold Camping and his intolerable lies. 9- Fred Phelps. 8- The United States Congress. 7- Christian Zionists. 6- The High price of SBL annual meeting registration. 5- Cats. 4- Dogs. 3- Every ‘News’ report about the Kardashians. 2- Snow. … Continue reading

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How Zionism in General and Christian Zionism in Particular Are Destroying America, and Israel

Here’s one of the best essays on the subject of the toxic nature of Christian Zionism I’ve ever read. With people of Jewish faith making up just 2% of the potential vote, why are American politicians pandering to the whims … Continue reading

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If You’re in Cupertino, California (Or Nearby)

Here’s an event or two at the Peninsula Bible Church you’ll want to attend- Christians and the Israel–Palestine conflict: Two opportunities to learn about this difficult issue. On Monday, November 14, 7:00 – 9:00 pm, in Fellowship Hall, Botrus Mansour, … Continue reading

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If You Live in Britain, Watch the Heretical Christian Zionists Handed their Hat in a Live Debate

How can I be certain that the proponent of Christianity will be victorious over the heretical CZ-anist? Simple- the facts always prevail in honest debate. Tonight: 9 – 10:30pm (GMT – Weds 9th Nov) is the much anticipated showdown between … Continue reading

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The Contest of the Century

Christ at the Checkpoint is running a blogger’s contest offering various prizes to those willing to help publicize their upcoming Peace Conference.  I’m happy to help even without the promise of a potential windfall because: 1- I believe that there … Continue reading

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‘With God on Our Side’

The DVD With God on Our Side commences with a quotation from Josh 5:13-14a, reminding us that God doesn’t take sides (in spite of Christian Zionism’s insane belief that he does).  [My asides in what follows are in brackets]. Content– … Continue reading

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I Guess the Christian Zionists are Liars

The heretics and misrepresenters of biblical theology known as ‘christian zionists’  keep insisting that America must support Israel if it wishes to be blessed. America is supporting Israel (to the exclusion and harm of countless others) and yet the economy … Continue reading

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‘With God on Our Side’ – A Movie I Must See

It sounds fantastic. With God On Our Side takes a look at the theology of Christian Zionism, which teaches that because the Jews are God’s chosen people, they have a divine right to the land of Israel. Aspects of this belief system lead some Christians in … Continue reading

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