Arabs in the Shadow of Israel: The Unfolding of God's Prophetic Plan for Ishmael's Line
Kregel Academic - 367 من الصفحات
A thoughtful and well-documented call to rethink the role of Arabs in the plan of God. Western Christianity's long-standing support of Israel has, perhaps unintentionally, nurtured a prejudice against Arab people--the descendants of Abraham's first son, Ishmael. Author Tony Maalouf contends that this bias differs dramatically from the biblical portrayal of Ishmael and the nations that have sprung from him.
With meticulous research and theological astuteness, Maalouf surfaces the positive portrayal of the Arab people in ancient and prophetic history, clearly showing that the Israeli-Arab conflict is a recent development in history. By bringing to light the nature of relationships that have prevailed among the Jews and Arabs throughout history, Maalouf strives to change the thinking of Bible believers to a more accurate understanding of this crucial contemporary issue. He traces the Abrahamic heritage of the Arab people and majors on the positive Arab-Israeli relationships in biblical history. The descendants of Ishmael have an important role in the sovereign plan of God--right up to the final moments of history. Provides a challenge to Christianity's interpretation of current events Outlines a thoroughly biblical view of the Arab people Meticulously researched and accessibly written Author is a Christian Arab with substantial theological training
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... reflected in his victory over the coali- tion of kings led by Kedorlaomer in chapter 14. This chapter speaks also of his mysterious encounter with Melchizedek ( vv . 18-19 ) . In Genesis 15 , the Lord ratifies his covenant with Abraham ...
... reflected humility and aimlessness . She answered , " From the presence of Sarah my mistress I am fleeing . " By describing Sarah as her mistress , Hagar indirectly admitted her lowly status . 9 In that sense , Hagar was humbly ...
... reflect divine grace that put Ishmael in the company of the saints.18 Thus God offsets social classes by giving special divine favor to the lowly . A God - Ordained Lifestyle ( v . 12 ) 66 ARABS IN THE SHADOW OF ISRAEL.
... reflects God's care , but this will be insig- nificant to a mother if her son's life conditions reflect God's curse . The logical continuation of the comfort motif is supported by the conjunctive waw27 linking verse 12 to verse 11. This ...
... reflected in his descendants . Thus the predicted traits of the sons of Noah ( Gen. 9 : 25-27 ) were a forecast of their future makeup . Likewise the future profile of the twelve tribes of Israel was predicted by their father Jacob in ...
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