Religious Extremism

Apr
19

The Challenge of Religious Extremism

The Challenge of Religious Extremism The following is a brief recap of Reverend Dr. Sara’s opening message at the recent Christ at the Checkpoint conference.   The President of Bethlehem Bible College began with a word of welcome to the diverse mix of attendees at the conference.  The diversity of the audience was a testimony [...]
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Apr
08

An African Perspective on the “Good News” Response to Religious Extremism

An African Perspective on the "Good News" Response to Religious Extremism Rev. John Azumah is a Ghanaian Presbyterian minister and currently professor of World Christianity and Islam at Columbia Theological Seminary, in the United States. He has taught in Africa, India and the UK and has published widely on the subject of Christian-Muslim relations. Being [...]
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Mar
30

A Mennonite perspective on Christ at the Checkpoint

A Mennonite perspective on Christ at the Checkpoint Bethlehem Bible College held its fourth annual Christ at the Checkpoint Conference March 7 to 10, here in the town of Christ's birth. The theme this year was “The Gospel in the Face of Religious Extremism”—a topic that aptly reflects the current context of the Middle East but has special [...]
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WEA Secretary General Speaks on Gospel and Religious Extremism at Conference in Bethlehem, Calls for Recognition of Evangelicals in the Holy Land

World Evangelical Alliance (WEA) Secretary General Bishop Efraim Tendero spoke on ‘the Gospel and Religious Extremism’ at the fourth Christ at the Checkpoint conference in Bethlehem, calling for religious and political leaders to move away from exclusive territorial claims and instead commit to dialogue on common issues. He also met with government representatives and renewed […]

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Mar
16

Seeking justice with the logic of love

Seeking justice with the logic of love Seeking justice with the logic of love As an Arab citizen of Israel, Yohanna Katanacho knows a bit about loving his Jewish neighbor.  He has shared his personal testimony more than once on this subject: http://www.evangelicalsforsocialaction.org/faith-and-public-life/muscular-love-yohanna-katanacho/ For his message at CATC this year, Dr. Katanacho opened with a [...]
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Mar
14

Closing night at Christ at the Checkpoint emphasizes repentance and action

“What now?” That question was on the mind of many delegates as they entered the closing session of the Christ at the Checkpoint Conference on Thursday evening, March 10. The last four days had been full of challenging and perplexing presentations on religious extremism, especially as it related to the conflict between Israel and Palestine. […]

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Mar
08

Opening Session for Christ at the Checkpoint 4: The Gospel in the Face of Religious Extremism

BETHLEHEM, Palestine – Six years ago, Bethlehem Bible College organized the first Christ at the Checkpoint conference to ask: what would Jesus do in the face of an Israeli checkpoint? How does Christ’s Gospel respond to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict today? Three international conferences later, we ask the same question within an intensified context of violence […]

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