The foundation of the modern State of Israel in 1948 was spiritually catastrophic for many Palestinian Christians. The characters, names, events, and places of the Old Testament took on new significance with the newly formed political state; vast portions of the text became difficult. Stalder asks how Palestinian Christians have read the Old Testament in the period before and under the British Mandate and in light of the foundation of the modern State of Israel, outlining a future hermeneutic that respects religious communities without writing off the Old Testament prematurely.
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|Size: ||3.2 MB|
|Publisher: ||Fortress Press|
|Date published: || 2015|
|ISBN: ||2370006663386 (DRM-EPUB)|
|Read Aloud: ||not allowed|