Israel-Palestine — An Alternate Christian View


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Whose side should Christians take in the Israel-Palestine conflict?

by Joel McDurmonM

July 2014

Readers who have learned their lessons well will, of course, see the title question as a fallacy—the fallacy of a complex question. Nevertheless, I keep getting variations of that question; some fallacious and others not—and so I decided to make a few comments.

AThe answer to the above question is “neither.” Both sides are in the wrong in certain ways, and America should have no entangling alliance with either, and no obligation to either. Those who understand biblical laws for warfare and foreign policy will have no problem with this. But many are still confused, largely because of a few factors:S

1) their eschatology mistakenly informs them that modern-day “Israel” is something special;

2) their facts are delimited by one major news outlet or another (often of genus Vulpes), or filtered through end-times

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