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 Does Politics Trump Theology?

Michael S. Kogan

in Opening the Covenant

Published in print February 2008 | ISBN: 9780195112597
Published online January 2008 | e-ISBN: 9780199872275 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195112597.003.0010
  Does Politics Trump Theology?

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This chapter discusses the Israeli-Palestinian dispute's invasion of the Jewish Christian dialogue. Topics covered include the Presbyterian Church's (in the USA) issuance of “A Theological Understanding of the Relationship between Christians and Jews” in 1987, the General Assembly of the church's resolution to investigate divestment of the church's $8 billion portfolio in companies doing business with Israel, particularly those aiding in the occupation of the West Bank, in 2004; and the national assembly of 2006.

Keywords: Israeli-Palestinian conflict; Jewish-Christian Dialogue; Presbyterian Church; Jews; Presbyterians

Chapter.  8151 words. 

Subjects: Judaism and Jewish Studies

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