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The People of God according to Romans 9-11

An Eastern Christian Approach to the Identity of God’s Beloved Olive Tree

Being a Christian in the Middle East today is a tough task. Dramatic political changes during the last century have torn Christianity into parties that confound religious and political causes. Some Christians opted for denying the Old Testament; others found it appropriate to fight for an Arab cause or an Arab nation; fewer found the state of Israel an improvement to the Middle East. What really exacerbated the Christian condition in the Middle East was the  mass emigration to the (Christian) West of entire families, turning their back on their roots and homeland out of a genuine desire to live in peace and wellbeing. For more...

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The People of God according to Romans 9-11. An Eastern Christian Approach to the Identity of God’s Beloved Olive Tree, A Lecture for the International Theological Conference Promised Land organized by the WCC and the Federation of Swiss Protestant Churches. Bern 10-14 September 2008. Online publication

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