The Origins of Christian Zionism: Lord Shaftesbury and Evangelical Support for a Jewish Homeland

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In this study of Lord Shaftesbury - Victorian England's greatest humanitarian and most prominent Christian Zionist - Donald M. Lewis examines why British evangelicals became fascinated with the Jews and how they promoted a 'teaching of esteem' that countered a 'teaching of contempt'. Evangelicals militated for the restoration of Jews to Palestine by lobbying the British cabinet on foreign policy decisions. Professing their love for the Jews, they effectively reshaped the image of the Jew in conversionist literature, gave ...

The Origins of Christian Zionism: Lord Shaftesbury and Evangelical Support for a Jewish Homeland 2013, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9781107631960

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The Origins of Christian Zionism: Lord Shaftesbury and Evangelical Support for a Jewish Homeland 2009, Cambridge University Press, New York

ISBN-13: 9780521515184

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