Includes bibliographical references (p. -308) and index.
|Other titles||Middle East conflict|
|Statement||by Stephen P. Adams.|
|Series||Christian family guides|
|LC Classifications||DS119.7 .A33 2003|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xv, 320 p. :|
|Number of Pages||320|
|LC Control Number||2003106909|
Christians and the Middle East Conflict deals with the relationship of Christians and Christian theology to the various conflicts in the Middle East, a topic that is often sensationalized but still insufficiently understood. Political developments over the last two decades, however, have prompted observers to rediscover and examine the central role religious motivations play in shaping public Cited by: 1. conflict had led to an increase in the number of Palestinian refugees who were living in the crowded refugee camps of Lebanon. The West Bank, the Gaza Strip, and Syria’s Golan Heights had all been taken. The map of the Middle East had again been changed, as Israel swallowed up additional territory. 4. Get this from a library! Christians and the Middle East Conflict.. [Paul S Rowe] -- "Christians and the Middle East Conflict deals with the relationship of Christians and Christian theology to the various conflicts in the Middle East, a topic that is often sensationalized but still. Since there has been war after war in the Middle East as the Arabs have tried repeatedly to destroy Israel — the Suez War of , the Six Day War of , the Yom Kippur War of , the Lebanese War of , the Gulf War of , and the current Arab Uprising War which started in September of
The exodus of Christians from the Middle East is real and tragic. So are attempts by the Saudis to reheat divisions between Sunnis and Shia. Are we right to view the region as a place of sectarian. There are many books which I have read over the past five years on the Middle East and these key books are the ones which have given me a solid introduction to the region and the people who live and breath the historical events unfolding from the First World War to the Arab-Israeli conflicts to 9/11 to the Arab Uprisings in For the uninitiated, Middle East history is long-spanning and complicated. The authors of A Concise History of the Middle East have done a fantastic job in putting together this easy to read and follow volume. The book traces Middle East history from before the advent of Islam during the medieval era, all the way to turbulent modern times. Elias was born in the early 40's to a Palestinian Christian family that dates its roots back to New Testament times. His life encompasses the entire conflict. In the book you watch the painful transition of a peaceful village in which the town's only rifle was buried out of concern for violence, to occupation, distrust, and ultimately war/5().
Conflicts in Asia, Africa, the Middle East, and elsewhere for much of the 20th century were often labeled as ethnic, political, or ideological perpetuations of long-standing struggles over land, power, and influence. These conflicts now tend to be labeled in accord with the specifically religious affiliation of their participants. Randall Price, a recognized expert on the Middle East, provides an insider's perspective on what's really happening and why, using a practical question-and-answer format along with fascinating maps, charts, quick-reference sidebars and timelines. These features make this an ideal guide to understanding the complex issues in today's headlines. The relationships follow logical patterns reflecting geopolitical interests, partnerships, and conflicts. For example, the United States is evidently on friendly terms with Iran. In Iraq. Instead, nowadays the new forces of evil would be the ISIS, also known as the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant. ISIS originates from Al-Qaeda in Iraq. I think that the occur of ISIS is under expectation. It has been a long history of the religion conflict between the Islamism in the middle east .