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Dr. Steven Sizer, How Neo-Christianity Promotes War

Benjamin Netanyahu is seen during a security tour in the Golan Heights, near Israel's northern border with Syria, on April 11, 2016. PHOTO: Times of Israel/Kobi Gideon/GPO

By Steven Sizer | 16 January 2018

WE HOLD THESE TRUTHS — Editor Charles Carlson introduces a fresh new paper or Christian Zionism: The Heresy of Choice for Neocons, by our respected friend. In it Dr. Sizer provides six results of this 20th Century believer’s heresy that we should be able to clearly see being played out in the Israel/Palestine occupation.

Sizer:  Christian Zionists have shown varying degrees of enthusiasm for implementing six basic political convictions that arise from their ultra-literal and fundamentalist theology:

  1. The belief that the Jews remain God’s chosen people leads Christian Zionists to seek to bless Israel in material ways. However, this also invariably results in the uncritical endorsement of and justification of Israel’s racist and apartheid policies, in the media, among politicians and through solidarity tours to Israel.
  2. As God’s chosen people, the final restoration of the Jews to Israel is therefore actively encouraged, funded and facilitated through partnerships with the Jewish Agency.
  3. Eretz Israel, as delineated in scripture, from the Nile to the Euphrates, belongs exclusively to the Jewish people, therefore the land must be annexed, and Palestinians driven from their homes and the illegal Jewish settlements expanded and consolidated. […]

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