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By Azar Ajaj,Duane Alexander Miller,Philip Sumpter

The essays contained during this ebook offer an advent to the historical past, 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 basic assessment of Arab Christianity within the Holy Land, the subsequent chapters deal with various points of the evangelical Arab event: the founding of the conference of Evangelical church buildings in Israel (CECI) in addition to a theological seminary for the learning of church staff (Nazareth Evangelical Theological Seminary [NETS]), the self-understanding of Arab Baptists by way of their identification and relation to different teams in Israel, an Arab viewpoint at the dating 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, specifically, that of Muslim converts to Christianity in Israel, the West financial institution, and the center East ordinarily. the ultimate bankruptcy bargains a close bibliography on "Arabophone Christianity" in Israel and Palestine.

"For an individual with an curiosity in Arab evangelicals in Israel, this publication is a needs to. In a nutshell it introduces us to the current scenario of Arab evangelicals. It supplies us the ancient historical past and exhibits how they locate their manner among the opposite church buildings, Christian-Zionism, and among Jews and Muslims in Israel. Very attention-grabbing reading."
--Jos M. Strengholt, Anglican priest in Egypt

"Arab Evangelicals in Israel presents a desirable account of the new background and struggles that Arab Christians have confronted in defining and announcing their identification inside of an immensely complicated social, non secular, and political context. It provides the tale in their valiant efforts to stay devoted to the gospel of Christ with out forsaking their designated ethnic and nationwide affiliations. This booklet is needed analyzing for these eager about the prestige of heart japanese Christianity within the Holy Land, quite in its evangelical form."
--J. Scott Bridger, writer of Christian Exegesis of the Qur'ān (Pickwick, 2015); affiliate Professor of worldwide reports & global Religions, Criswell collage, Dallas, Texas

"Arab Evangelicals in Israel is an informative, actual, and transparent window into the history, heritage, and lifestyles state of affairs of evangelical Arab Christians, together with their courting with Messianic believers, in Israel. The writers are very good students who're themselves nice characters and real of center. via box learn and interplay with different resources, the fantastic tale of the Arab Christians who're 'a minority of a minority of a minority in Israel' is instructed. a narrative of a forgotten, even though significant, Christian neighborhood in a land torn by way of clash but pregnant with the stories of the one that 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 specialise in the land and its heritage, geography, archaeology, tradition, or at most sensible politics. . . . The authors have eager about the flow 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 relatives 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 institution of tradition and Theology in Stuttgart, Germany.

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