Dispensationalists Given Free Pass on Anti-Semitism
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Fri Aug 14, 2009 at 09:47:02 AM EST
In David Brog's book, STANDING WITH ISRAEL, he deals with the charges leveled by many that ministers like Jon Hagee and Pat Robertson have a history of anti-Semitic theories.  Brog does admit that early on Dispensationalists did often use anti-Semitic authors and viewpoints in many of their publications. He includes the fact that the PROTOCOLS was often woven into the fabric of yarns that these types spun.  pg. 205
     Brog admits to and documents the cases leveled against Pat Robertson, John Hagee and Jerry Falwell.  Most of Falwell's accusations don't seem to have much merit outside of the realm of political correct language. The author does concede that Robertson has a list of charges primarily from his book NEW WORLD ORDER.  In the work Pat uses anti-Semitic sources and fills the book with old warn out theories about Jewish bankers and groups that control the world.  Brog's book, which is pushed by Hagee's group he founded, CUFI, (Christians United for Israel), lets the founder, Robertson and others off the hook on the charges.  I have found little mention of Hagee or Robertson with groups like the ADL who tend to look the other way. The justification for tolerance is based on the idea that the overall volume of statements and writings support Israel.   Robertson claims he is the best friend Israel has ever had.  Hagee funnels $55,000,000 a year to Israel he boasted.
     Though many of us are alarmed that people like LaHaye, Van Impe, and others use anti-Semitic sources and theories, it is apparently excused by a host of Jewish scholars as incidental.  Or as Brog, who is a Jew, says "overall"  the support given to Israel makes Hagee and Robertson friends of Jews.  Brog claims that taken in context, NEW WORLD ORDER is a pro-Israel book.  pg. 213



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That is how they are different from other types who just want to kill the the believer. Isn't one part of the idea of genocide concerning destroying a people's culture? Judaism replaced by the Messianic Judaism hybrid where Jesus/Joshuah becomes the messiah to return to lead the Chosen People who are annointed to rule the earth. And considering that the Christian has supplanted the Jew as such "chosen ones" they consider what they do to be charitable in helping the Jew become a Christian. [Note the 1930's German NS Christian thought the same way about being essentially the new Jews only they wanted to kill the old to replace them.] So these people aren't anti-Semetic just anti-Judaic. Such distinctions make little difference to the Semetic Jews who want to keep their religion thank you and don't need an uplift from Jonny-come-lately.

by Nightgaunt on Mon Aug 17, 2009 at 01:35:35 PM EST

One branch of the movement, known as Christian Zionism, goes to Russia and teaches Russian Jews Judiasm, them provides transportation to Israel. I was not aware of this group until I read the last part of Borg's book.  

by wilkyjr on Fri Aug 21, 2009 at 09:25:37 AM EST


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