Evangelical, Not Zionist

Forty-three prominent evangelical leaders sent a letter to President Bush indicating that the Christian Right's uncritical support of Israel is not the position of all American evangelicals. Drafted by Ron Sider of Evangelicals for Social Action, Serge Duss of World Vision, and Don Wagner of the Center for Middle East Studies, the statement pointed out that "significant numbers of American evangelicals reject the way some have distorted biblical passages as their rationale for uncritical support for every policy and action of the Israeli government instead of judging all actions—of both Israelis and Palestinians—on the basis of biblical standards of justice."

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Sojourners Magazine January-February 2003
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