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By Faydra L. Shapiro,Brad H. Young

Christian Zionism has acquired no small quantity of feedback from observers who take factor with the movement's pro-Israel politics or its theology. What if we listened heavily to what Christian Zionists and Jewish companions acknowledged approximately Jews, Judaism, and Israel? Christian Zionism is a colourful modern stream that--agree or disagree--has greater than simply political implications.

Christian Zionism has additionally introduced an remarkable variety of Jews and Christians into touch and discussion, in homes of worship, group facilities, rallies, and, in fact, in Israel. As such, Christian Zionism is an invaluable case that permits us to consider modern Jewish-Christian relatives in new methods. whereas a few might argue that this is often relatively "just" approximately pro-Israel alliance development, Christian Zionism: Navigating the Jewish-Christian Border exhibits how this stream considerably engages simple questions of id and the borders among Judaism and Christianity. Christian Zionism serves as one bankruptcy within the historical past of 2 non secular communities--and the fraught relationships among them--facing jointly the globalized international of the twenty-first century.

"Dr. Faydra Shapiro has given the reader an in-depth check out the area of Christian Zionism, displaying that the flow which crosses denominational strains isn't a monolith. This remnant inside Christianity continues to be attempting to grapple the complete feel in their 'calling' for Israel within the context in their Christian id. Christian Zionism is a must-read for Jews who nonetheless have a medieval period knowing of Christianity and settle for the media's portrayal that lots of those honest humans have a hidden conversion agenda."
--David Nekrutman, government Director for the guts for Jewish-Christian realizing and Cooperation (CJCUC), Israel

"Few can be higher situated than Faydra Shapiro to jot down so sensitively, truthfully, and courageously approximately navigating the Jewish-Christian border. Christian Zionism is a major learn from an insightful mind!"
--Robert Stearns, govt Director, Eagles' Wings, Clarence, NY

"Christian Zionism deals a clean and invaluable viewpoint on a huge modern non secular and political stream. Faydra Shapiro could be recommended for featuring Christian Zionism in a good and interesting demeanour. Her manuscript is a excitement to read."
--Yaakov Ariel, Professor of non secular reports, college of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Faydra L. Shapiro is the director of the Galilee middle for reports in Jewish-Christian kin at Yezreel Valley university, Israel. She is the writer of Building Jewish Roots (2006), which received a countrywide Jewish e-book Award.

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