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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... woman . First , they show how narrow our view of God's sovereignty is . The same God who planned a redemptive role for the line of Isaac ( Gen. 17:19 ) designed a major historical role for the line of Ishmael as well ( 16:10 ; 17:20 ) ...
... woman's dowry , as in the example of both Bilhah and Zilpah , the maids of Leah and Rachel ( 30:24 , 29 ) .25 Nevertheless , it seems that the patriarchal family obtained Hagar while sojourning in the land of Egypt ( 12:16 ) . As for ...
... woman from the Lullu country ( whence the choicest slaves were obtained ) as a wife for Shennima [ the bridegroom ] . In that case , Gilimninu her- self shall have authority over the offspring.32 Likewise , an old Assyrian marriage ...
... woman provides her husband with a surrogate wife , normally her maidservant , in order to secure children for ... woman to acknowledge the fact of her barrenness . It is even more difficult for her to jeopar- dize the uniqueness of her ...
... woman , " or " a wife " when in relation to a man . Yet she was not Abraham's wife in the primary sense of the word . She belonged to a middle class in between the concubine and the primary wife . In his discussion of women's legal ...
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