Israeli-Palestine Conflict Part 2 | St. John the Baptist Episcopal Church

Israeli-Palestine Conflict Part 2

29
MAR

Date Sunday, March 29, 2020 9:15 AM - 10:00 AM

Sunday March 29th, 9:15-10 a.m., Heaven is Closer Than the End of the Street: An historical overview of the Israel-Palestine Conflict with Doug Thorpe, Part II.

In Part Two of this series we will continue our exploration of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, with a particular focus this week on the history and theology of Christian Zionism and the significant role that it has played in its support for Israel, in particular through its influence on the Trump Administration.  Left Behind anyone?

Doug Thorpe is Professor of English at Seattle Pacific University and chair of the board for Friends of Sabeel North America, a non-profit that works on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict through the lens of non-violent activism and education, including theological.  He has visited Israel and the West Bank four times, including as an educator and tour leader.     

 

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