A Jewish-Christian Rift? Liberal Churches Have Become Irrationally Hostile to Israel

(Dallas Morning News) Rod Dreher - Last month, the Washington-based Institute of Religion and Democracy released the disturbing results of a four-year study of human rights criticism issued by four mainline churches - the Presbyterian Church (USA), the Episcopal Church, the United Methodist Church, and the Evangelical Lutheran Church of America - as well as the mainline-dominated World Council of Churches and the National Council of Churches. It found that the overwhelming number of human rights complaints focused not on China, Syria, Iran, Saudi Arabia, Cuba, or any number of nations ruled by brutal, oppressive regimes. No, these liberal churches spent most of their time blaming the U.S. and Israel for the ills of the world.

2004-10-15 00:00:00

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