Taking Evangelical Support of Israel at Face Value Is a Terrible Idea: A Response

By Chrissy Stroop As many readers of Religion Dispatches are likely aware, The Forward recently published a couple of pieces portraying Christian Zionism in general, and evangelical Christian Zionism in particular, as essentially benign. Most recently, a partner at a Christian law firm writing under the pseudonym Jarvis Best accused some of his Jewish friends and others who harbor suspicion about …