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Christianity loses its identity when it neglects Jewish history, including the return of the Jews to Zion, Israeli expert tells Israel Today

By Tsvi Sadan | | Topics: Christian Zionism
Christian Zionists march through Jerusalem to commemorate its prophetic reunification under Jewish rule. Photo: Olivier Fitoussi /Flash90

Few weeks ago, I spoke with Dr. Gustavo Perednik about Judeophobia and Bibiphobia. During the interview, Perednik mentioned that he has prepared a course on Christian Zionism. I was intrigued since this is not the kind of topic in which Jews are normally interested. The following then is the offshoot of the previous interview, now focusing on Christian Zionism, offered to anyone interested in this fascinating topic.

 

Israel Today: What got you interested in Christian Zionism?

Perednik: I taught many courses on the History of Zionism, and I am always aware that the chapter on Christian Zionism is usually overlooked, despite being a glorious part of modern history. Christian Zionism builds a bridge between Israel and Christendom.

In the same way that I realized there is a need for courses on Judeophobia and on Western Civilization, I feel the necessity for a course on Christian Zionism. It is an ideal that has positively influenced our...

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