Zionism through Christian Lenses


Zionism through Christian Lenses
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Bog, hardback
Udgivelsesdato:
01-03-2013
Sprog:
Engelsk
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228
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Description: Dear to the hearts of many Christians is the land of the Bible, which today is convulsed by strife. Contradictory claims about the past, present, and future of this land can bewilder us. The essays in this volume invite Christians of every denomination to share in perspectives that are solidly grounded in Scripture and tradition, yet serve as alternatives to the currently prevailing approaches. A Lutheran, two Roman Catholics, two Episcopalians (one of whom is also a member of the American Baptist Church), an Eastern Orthodox Christian, and a Congregational (United Church of Christ) pastor explore the ramifications, for today's ongoing crisis, of ancient Israel's Covenant, of the early church's theological insights, and of the post-Reformation experiences of various branches of Christianity. Endorsements: ""Zionism is a topic on which there is much confusion among Christians. Many Christians have the impression they should be pro-Zionist in order to overcome Christian anti-Semitism and give appropriate support to the State of Israel. How Zionism is related to the Christian tradition is poorly understood. Carole Monica Burnett has filled an important lacuna with Zionism through Christian Lenses, covering topics such as Zionism in Scripture, in ancient and modern Christianity, and in Catholic social teaching."" --Rosemary Radford Ruether, Professor of Church History, Claremont School of Theology and Graduate University ""In the midst of the dilemma and crisis of the quest for peace, each contributor uses his or her lens to analyze the problem and offer helpful suggestions to promote a solution based on the demands of international law, as well as a solution worthy of faith in the God who loves all, cares for all people equally, and works through us to include rather than exclude the other. . . . It is time to listen to the voices of these insightful contributors."" --From the Foreword by Naim S. Ateek, Director, Sabeel Ecumenical Liberation Theology Center, Jerusalem About the Contributor(s): Carole Monica Burnett is the editor of the Fathers of the Church series as well as the Fathers of the Church Mediaeval Continuation, both published by the Catholic University of America Press, and also teaches Latin and New Testament Greek as an adjunct faculty member at the Dominican House of Studies in Washington, DC. The author of book chapters and journal articles, she holds both the MTS degree from Wesley Theological Seminary and the PhD (Early Christian Studies) from the Catholic University of America.

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ISBN13:
9781498262101
Vægt:
476 g
Dybde:
14 mm
Bredde:
152 mm
Højde:
229 mm
Format:
Hardback
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