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A Palestinian Christian Cry for Reconciliation

4.06  ·  Rating details ·  31 ratings  ·  6 reviews
This sequel to Justice and Only Justice is divided into three parts. The first part focuses on events since the Intifada of 1987, including the violence that has come from Israel's aggression and from the use of suicide bombers by Palestinians. The second part of the book draws on scripture, raising up biblical figures such as Samson, Jonah, Daniel, and Jesus as it examine ...more
Paperback, 224 pages
Published November 27th 2008 by Orbis Books (first published October 31st 2008)
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Elliot Ratzman
May 11, 2013 rated it liked it
Naim Ateek is a Western-educated citizen of Israel who wrote the first Palestinian “liberation theology” decades ago. All Christians should read him. I am sympathetic to much of his agenda, and his Sabeel Center is an important institution, articulating a nonviolent path to peace. However, I disagree with some of his uncharitable interpretation of Zionism and wonder how he can reconcile nationalist land fetishism with his faith. Ateek, an Anglican priest, also faces a uniquely Protestant dilemma ...more
Andy Hickman
Jan 08, 2015 rated it really liked it
Naim Stifan Ateek, A Palestinian Christian Cry for Reconciliation (Maryknoll, NY: Orbis, 2008).
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Essential reading for those interested in the Middle East on “Palestinian Theology.”

Naim Ateek reflects on this rise of Zionism in similar terms: “it was not based on any biblical claim to the land of Palestine. The Zionist movement was nurtured by the spirit of its day – nationalism, imperialism and colonialism”

Arab Christian families' lives were irreversibly changed by Al Nakba, (The 1948 Pal
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Sven
May 13, 2012 rated it really liked it
Shelves: politics, religion
This book sets important context for the news about the conflicts in the Middle East, but from a perspective not usually presented in the media. Naim Ateek presents a Christian perspective on the Occupation, presents Biblical and theological support for justice, and argues against both Christian and Jewish Zionism.

This is an excellent resource for understanding the Kairos Palestine Document, of which Ateek is one of the authors.

Firmly rejecting violence by all sides and actors, he asks for justi
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Donna
Jan 29, 2016 rated it really liked it
Another important book from a key figure in the Israeli-Palestinian debate that truly highlights the Christian perspective.
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Excellent, rooted in the author's personal experience.
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