Israel

Books

The Chosen Peoples, by Todd Gitlin and Liel Leibovitz

Todd Gitlin and Liel Leibovitz have written a thoughtful critical volume on the roots and costs of chosenness as it pertains to historical and contemporary Israel and the United States.

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Israel’s covenant

O Jerusalem! The Contested Future of the Jewish Covenant, by Marc H. Ellis

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From the Holy Mountain, by William Dalrymple

William Dalrymple is a gifted travel writer who skillfully draws on church history, theology, Middle East politics and comparative religions to tell the story of Middle East Christians. His journey begins on Greece's Mt. Athos ("the holy mountain") and follows the route taken by the monk John Moschos in 587 CE, a time when Middle Eastern Christianity was at its peak.

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Mapmakers for God

Three new books give fresh insights into the complicated history of evangelical Zionism. Together they present a compelling argument that the founding fathers of the modern state of Israel were not just Theodor Herzl and his Zionist Congress, but American and British evangelicals who exercised tremendous political and economic power in the 19th century—power that modern-day evangelicals like Hagee and his allies can only dream of.