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Christian Zionism
Stephen Sizer

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Christian Zionism
road-map to Armageddon?
Stephen R. Sizer.

Published 2004 by Inter-Varsity in Leicester .
Written in English.

Table of Contents

Zionism defined
Christian Zionism defined
The significance of the Christian Zionist movement
A critique of Christian Zionism
The early intimations: proto-Christian Zionism
The socio-political context for the rise of Christian Zionism
The origins of covenantal premillennial restorationism in Britain
The origins of dispensational Christian Zionism in Britain
Lord Shaftesbury and the influence of restorationism upon British foreign policy
British Christian political support for the Jewish Zionist movement
The Balfour Declaration and the implementation of the Zionist vision
Dispensationalism and the birth of Christian Zionism in America (1859-1945)
Anti-Semitism and American liberal Christian Zionism (1918-1967)
Contemporary American evangelical Christian Zionism (1967-2002)
The proliferation and diversification of Christian Zionist organizations
The historical roots of Christian Zionism: conclusions
The Bible: a literal futurist hermeneutic
Chosen peoples: the relationship between Israel and the church
Restorationism: the return of the Jews to Zion
Eretz Israel: reclaiming Judea, Samaria and beyond
Jerusalem: the eternal and exclusive Jewish capital
The temple: rebuilding for desecration
The future: the eschatology of Christian Zionism
The distinctive theology of Christian Zionism: conclusions
The chosen people: supporting Israeli colonialism
Restorationism: facilitating aliyah from Russia and Eastern Europe
Eretz Israel: sustaining the West Bank settlements
Jerusalem: lobbying for international recognition
The temple: identifying with religious Zionism
The future: opposing peace and hastening Armageddon
The political implications of Christian Zionism: conclusions
Observations on the development of Christian Zionism
Variant forms of Christian Zionism
The constructive and destructive aspects of Christian Zionism
A critical assessment of Christian Zionism
Biblical Zionism: a covenantal alternative.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [273]-283) and indexes.


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Library of Congress
DS150.5 .S59 2004

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298 p. ;
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