posted on Mar, 31 2013 @ 03:40 PM
reply to post by halfoldman
That's fundamentalism, although many Christians also feel very bad about the treatment of Jews in history.
The whole situation in Israel and the Middle East can however be misconstrued into simplistic ways of either blaming or celebrating Jews, when it is
really about a country and the actions of a state.
Perhaps sometimes the Christian world sees the Jews as the last line of defense against looming Islamization.
It's Dispensationalism (a cult)
wrapped in the garb of fundamentalism.
Real fundamentalism would reject all these fantastic interpretations of prophecy.
They pretend to support a "literal" interpretation of the Bible, but of course in reality that is impossible.
What they are really doing is claiming that every prophecy in the Old Testament somehow has
to be fulfilled, and that there are all these
prophecies about Israel (of course, it's the Old Testament) that according to them was not fulfilled by Jesus and the church which Jesus founded.
The so-call Israel of modern origin does not form a bastion of defense against Islam but does the opposite by weakening world security by provoking
Muslims by the outrages committed against their coreligionists every day in the country of Palestine.
It also made the world a less friendly place for Jews who before enjoyed relative peace living in majority Muslim countries. They were forced to flee
their homes for their lives because of the threat against them, in retaliation for the expansion of the Zionist occupation deeper into
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