Arabs in the Shadow of Israel: The Unfolding of God's Prophetic Plan for Ishmael's Line

Kregel Academic
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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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-- The Sons of Abraham
-- The Rise and Fall of Ancient Israel
-- The Four Empires of Daniel's Prophecies
-- The Coming of Islam
-- The Jews: From the Dispersion to the Modern Israeli State
-- The Creation of the Modern Middle East
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-- Anger Mounts Following Gulf War
-- Not Enemies Forever
-- "Why Do People Hate Us So Much?"
-- War and Peace in the Middle East
-- What Is the "Abomination of Desolation"?
-- Prophecy of an Arab Confederation
-- What Should You Do?


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