The nomination of former Senator Chuck Hagel by President Obama, to be the new Secretary of Defense, is causing a stir among neo-cons, the Israeli lobby and Christian Zionists. Whatever the outcome of this round of politics, this broadcast reveals some constants that never change.
On the road to Damascus, Saul, the Judean who had been persecuting the followers of Christ, is visited by Jesus with a life changing outcome for Saul, who became known as Paul. This is a very interesting study by Mark Horton. Be sure to check out, in detail, the fascinating timeline picture (it happens to be on a grave marker) Mark refers to in the study.
Rev. Stephen Sizer, an Anglican vicar from the UK has written and spoken widely on the phenomena of Christian Zionism. When he was recently attacked by Zionists in the UK for exposing Israel's mistreatment of Palestinian children (see, Child Abuse: Palestinian Children in Israeli Prisons), it was no surprise that the standard pejorative of calling him "anti-semitic" was invoked. Fortunately, a UK group, Jews For Justice for Palestine, has come to Rev. Sizer's defense. In this podcast, we also take a look at attacks by Christian Zionists upon Christians who object to the unfair treatment of Palestinians by Israel.
Here in the US, millions of Christians have been conditioned to fear, and even hate Muslims. We hope that this very touching video will be viewed widely by Christians and Muslims of good will throughout the world.