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Israel Relies on Evangelicals at its Moral and Political Peril

posted on December 20, 2012

Citing a recent op-ed piece that suggests the number of evangelicals in the U.S. to be decreasing, Jeffrey Goldberg at The Atlantic argues that Israel cannot continue to rely on evangelical support. He considers Israeli trust in evangelicals to be unfounded religiously, as well as politically: “Evangelical support always struck me as a narrow reed on which to rest Israel’s fortunes in America, and not only because many evangelicals, in my experience, have no love for Jews as autonomous people, but merely as vehicles for the Christian redemption.”

Read at The Atlantic