A webinar on ‘Christian Zionism: Theological and Political Implications’ was held on the 7th October 2020, which PIEN co-hosted, along with other Palestine solidarity organisations in the Asia/Pacific region. The excellent presentations were given by:
Munther Isaac a Palestinian Christian pastor and theologian. Munther is passionate about issues related to Palestinian theology. He has authored several books and holds a Masters in Biblical Studies from Westminster Theological Seminary and a PhD from the Oxford Centre for Mission Studies.
He will speak on “Understanding Christian Zionism’s, beliefs and history. How they interpret the Bible and why Palestinian Christians view them as an obstacle to peace”.
Sara Améstegui Deik grew up in Bolivia and studied theology in the UK and worked and taught in the Middle East, Palestine. Sara uses liberation theology and postcolonial critique to deconstruct the Christian Zionist discourse. Sara is currently a PhD candidate in Theology at the University of Aberdeen.
Sara will speak on “The New Jerusalem: Towards a postcolonial critique on Christian Zionism”.
Click here to see excerpts of the recorded webinar.