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By Azar Ajaj,Duane Alexander Miller,Philip Sumpter

ISBN-10: 1498279511

ISBN-13: 9781498279512

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ISBN-13: 9781498279536

The essays contained during this booklet supply an advent to the background, demanding situations, and hopes of up to date evangelical Arab Christians in Israel (and to a lesser measure within the West Bank). After establishing with a normal review of Arab Christianity within the Holy Land, the next chapters deal with assorted facets of the evangelical Arab adventure: the founding of the conference of Evangelical church buildings in Israel (CECI) in addition to a theological seminary for the educational of church employees (Nazareth Evangelical Theological Seminary [NETS]), the self-understanding of Arab Baptists when it comes to their id and relation to different teams in Israel, an Arab point of view at the courting among Arab evangelicals and Messianic Jews, in addition to the struggles, hopes, and fears of one other "evangelical" neighborhood that's often hidden from view, particularly, that of Muslim converts to Christianity in Israel, the West financial institution, and the center East often. the ultimate bankruptcy deals an in depth bibliography on "Arabophone Christianity" in Israel and Palestine.

"For a person with an curiosity in Arab evangelicals in Israel, this ebook is a needs to. In a nutshell it introduces us to the current scenario of Arab evangelicals. It provides us the ancient heritage and exhibits how they locate their method among the opposite church buildings, Christian-Zionism, and among Jews and Muslims in Israel. Very fascinating reading."
--Jos M. Strengholt, Anglican priest in Egypt

"Arab Evangelicals in Israel presents a desirable account of the hot heritage and struggles that Arab Christians have confronted in defining and announcing their id inside an immensely advanced social, spiritual, and political context. It offers the tale in their valiant efforts to stay devoted to the gospel of Christ with no leaving behind their precise ethnic and nationwide affiliations. This publication is needed examining for these all for the prestige of center japanese Christianity within the Holy Land, rather in its evangelical form."
--J. Scott Bridger, writer of Christian Exegesis of the Qur'ān (Pickwick, 2015); affiliate Professor of worldwide stories & international Religions, Criswell collage, Dallas, Texas

"Arab Evangelicals in Israel is an informative, actual, and transparent window into the heritage, heritage, and lifestyles state of affairs of evangelical Arab Christians, together with their courting with Messianic believers, in Israel. The writers are first-class students who're themselves nice characters and real of middle. via box study and interplay with different resources, the superb tale of the Arab Christians who're 'a minority of a minority of a minority in Israel' is informed. a narrative of a forgotten, even though tremendous, Christian group in a land torn through clash but pregnant with the stories of the person who lived and died and used to be raised there thousand years ago."
--J. Bryson Arthur, educational Dean and Professor of Systematic Theology, Jordan Evangelical Theological Seminary

"When speaking in regards to the Holy Land, most folk concentrate on the land and its heritage, geography, archaeology, tradition, or at top politics. . . . The authors have fascinated by the circulation of God in planting his church amidst the Arab Palestinian peoples within the land, and so they have succeeded in revealing that."
--Jack Y. Sara, President, Bethlehem Bible College 

Azar Ajaj is Director of Public kinfolk and Lecturer at Nazareth Evangelical collage in Israel.

Duane Alexander Miller is Adjunct Professor of theology at St. Mary's collage in San Antonio, Texas.

Philip Sumpter is Adjunct Professor of previous testomony on the eu college of tradition and Theology in Stuttgart, Germany.

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