Salty water stings, but it also heals.
"In the Middle East peace process, the peace was being negotiated by secular elites who lacked the religious language of so many of their people."
Why are Presbyterians fixated on Israel? I frequently speak to church groups about pilgrimage to the Holy Land. I speak as a pilgrim, but the conversation often turns to politics. Inevitably someone will ask about our denomination’s position on the Israeli/Palestinian conflict. There’s no simple answer.
Is the goal of Zionism a democratic Israel with a Jewish majority? Or rule of the entire land, from the Mediterranean to the Jordan?
Boycott and divestment aim to punish Israel. A more constructive strategy is needed.
With his imagination in overdrive, Bruce Fisk has created a fictional character to guide readers through the Holy Land and the thickets of New Testament scholarship.