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The New Christian Zionism: Fresh Perspectives on Israel and the Land By Gerald R. McDermott,

  • Title: The New Christian Zionism: Fresh Perspectives on Israel and the Land
  • Author: Gerald R. McDermott
  • ISBN: 9780830851386
  • Page: 379
  • Format: Paperback
  • Can a theological case be made from Scripture that Israel still has a claim to the Promised Land Christian Zionism is often seen as the offspring of premillennial dispensationalism But the historical roots of Christian Zionism came long before the rise of the Plymouth Brethren and John Nelson Darby In fact, the authors ofThe New Christian Zionism contend that the biblicCan a theological case be made from Scripture that Israel still has a claim to the Promised Land Christian Zionism is often seen as the offspring of premillennial dispensationalism But the historical roots of Christian Zionism came long before the rise of the Plymouth Brethren and John Nelson Darby In fact, the authors ofThe New Christian Zionism contend that the biblical and theological connections between covenant and land are nearly as close in the New Testament as in the Old Written with academic rigor by experts in the field, this book proposes that Zionism can be defended historically, theologically, politically and morally While this does not sanctify every policy and practice of the current Israeli government, the authors include recommendations for how twenty first century Christian theology should rethink its understanding of both ancient and contemporary Israel, the Bible and Christian theology broadly This provocative volume proposes a place for Christian Zionism in an integrated biblical vision.
    The New Christian Zionism Fresh Perspectives on Israel and the Land Can a theological case be made from Scripture that Israel still has a claim to the Promised Land Christian Zionism is often seen as the offspring of premillennial dispensationalism But the historical

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    1. Summary Argues that the Old Testament promises of restoration for Israel, including restoration to the land, can be supported in the New Testament, and that Christian Zionism enjoys a long history of theological support not rooted in premillenial dispensationalism.A book arguing for a fresh perspective on Christian Zionism strikes me as a brave project Zionism, once representing the hopes of an oppressed people, now is often cast at the source of oppression of other peoples, particularly Palesti [...]

    2. In The New Christian Zionism Fresh Perspectives on Israel the Land, Gerald McDermott and others make their case against replacement theology supersessionism the idea that the modern Church has replaced Israel and that the Jewish people and the land of Israel play no real part in God s plan for the future What makes this book unique is that they are not arguing for a traditional dispensational view Rather, this text offers a third solution that neither neglects the role of the Jews and the land o [...]

    3. For many years evangelical Christianity has been known to be highly Zionistic Undoubtedly this is due, at least in part, to the influence of dispensationalism on conservative Christians Studies show, however, that Zionistic attitudes among American Christians are waning Is this due to trends in dispensationalism Trends in social media, e.g we have a better view of what Palestinians are experiencing Or is it something else The New Christian Zionism, edited by Gerald McDermott, does not attempt to [...]

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