Tagged with Azar Ajaj

The Peacemaking Palestinian Evangelicals of Israel

The Peacemaking Palestinian Evangelicals of Israel

As Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu concludes cantankerous negotiations to finalise his right-wing cabinet, Palestinian-Israeli evangelicals are hoping for something better. Alienated by campaign rhetoric stigmatising Arab citizens as an electoral threat, they turned in response to the source they know best: the Gospel. In doing so, they seek to reverse a disturbing trend of isolation … Continue reading

The Church in the Shadow of Israeli Elections

The Church in the Shadow of Israeli Elections

Rev. Azar Ajaj is the president of the Nazareth Evangelical Theological Seminary. An Arab Israeli, he helped shape my recent article for Christianity Today about the identity struggles of Arab Christians during the recent elections. Asked by many friends about these elections, Ajaj decided to pen a letter in response. The summary and quotes below … Continue reading