Arabs in the Shadow of Israel: The Unfolding of God's Prophetic Plan for Ishmael's Line
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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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... which is crucial to any exploration of Ishmael in the Bible . It also covers Genesis 21 : 8-21 and its New Testament counterpart , Galatians 4 : 2131. The present chapter deals with the story from its beginning .
The Biblical Story ( chapter 16 ) The appropriation of Ishmael by Muslims starting from Muhammad's time has indirectly led the church to avoid this biblical figure and look at him with suspicion . As a result , any defense of Ishmael ...
22 The prominence of Sarah's role at this point of the story is highlighted by two facts . First , Sarah breaks her silence for the first time since the beginning of the Abraham narrative.23 Second , she addresses Abraham in the ...
Somehow , specifically in this story , people tend to minimize God's sovereignty in designing history and to maximize the guilt of the patriarchal couple . It is true that Sarah's scheme was not in any sense in harmony with God's design ...
It is important to note also that the typology in the stories of Ishmael and Isaac is not related to the nature of Ishmael as contrasted with that of Isaac . Rather it is related to the way each of these children was born and the ...
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