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A Methodist Boycott of the Holocaust Museum?

May 26, 2015

A church official’s pro-Palestinianism veers off into fanaticism.

From L-to-R: Henry-Crowe, Hoshibata, and GBCS board secretary Chelsea Calderon (Photo: GBCS / Rick Reinhard)

Methodist Lobby: Divest from Israel, Invest in North Korea, Legalize Prostitution

May 11, 2015

The United Methodist lobby office’s General Conference agenda now includes divesting from Israel, investing in North Korea, and advocating for legalized prostitution.

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A Campaign Poster Worth Remembering

May 9, 2015

This 1932 campaign poster for German President von Hindenburg presciently warns against the unsavory alternatives.  Communists are shown on the phone receiving instructions from Moscow, amid scarcity and breadlines.  Hitler and Nazis are shown…

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Video of “People of the Land: A Twenty-First Century Case for Christian Zionism”

April 28, 2015

A 21st century case for Christian Zionism

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Why I Defend and Support Israel As An Anglican Bishop

April 24, 2015

This article was originally given as part of People of the Land: A Twenty-First Century Case for Christian Zionism, a conference hosted by the Institute on Religion and Democracy  Christian Zionists are often charged…

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Conference Makes Case for Christian Support for Jewish Israel

April 21, 2015

Scholars at “People of the Land: a Twenty-First Century Case for Christian Zionism” argued that it is time for a new form of Christian Zionism based not on End Times scenarios but rooted in intellectual traditions of ecumenical Christianity.

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What is the future of Christian support for Israel?

April 16, 2015

Institute on Religion and Democracy (IRD) President Mark Tooley writes about the future of Christian support of Israel and the IRD’s upcoming conference on Christian Zionism in The Washington Examiner: A majority of Americans of…

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Documentary Defends Zionism on Screen

April 16, 2015

“Zionism has been raped” in a “devious campaign to erase” Judeo-Christian history, documentary producer Gloria Greenfield stated during a March 24 Zionist Organization of America Capitol Hill screening of Body and Soul:  The State…

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Is Christian Support for Israel Waning?

April 13, 2015

On Friday, IRD will convene a conference of prominent theologians to discuss and analyze “People of the Land: A Twenty-First Century Case for Zionism”.

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AIPAC Shows Israel between Christian Love and Muslim Hate

March 11, 2015

The contrast between Christian friendship and Muslim enmity towards the Jewish state was stark throughout various panels at the recent 2015 American Israel Political Action Committee (AIPAC) Policy Conference in Washington, DC. Minnesota state senator and…

“Which is more important, fidelity to historic Christian teaching or temporary political popularity?”
asks Chelsen Vicari, Director of IRD’s Evangelical Action Program.

IRD Cheers Religious Broadcasters’ Strong Witness for Religious Liberty

February 23, 2015

IRD’s Mark Tooley and Chelsen Vicari will participate in the annual National Religious Broadcasters Media Convention this week alongside thousands of Christian communicators.

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United Methodism’s Human Rights Hat-Trick of Early 2015

February 19, 2015

Celebrating three recent examples of much-needed responsibility and moral consistency in United Methodist human-rights advocacy.