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The Land Of Promise: Biblical, Theological And Contemporary Perspectives
These essays by a host of evangelical scholars from around the world answer questions about Israel's place historically and theologically as "the promised land."
Published December 31st 2000 by InterVarsity Press
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This book has two great failings. First, many of the essays begin with the concern that the modern state of Israel treats the Palestinians unjustly and that a theology of the land must be found to undermine Israel's claim to the land. It would have been better to arrive at a theology of the land first and to work out political applications subsequently. Second, many of the essays evince little sympathy for opposing viewpoints and thus deal with caricatures or weak representatives of these viewpo ...more