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"Zion's Christian Soldiers," CBS News, 2003, 60 Minutes, online
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Right Relishing Road Map's Collapse:
Gershom Gorenberg, 2002, "Unorthodox Alliance: Israeli And Jewish Interests Are Better Served By Keeping A Polite Distance From The Christian Right," Washington Post, October 11, p. A37, online archive, http://www.washingtonpost.com/ac2/wp-dyn/A10067-2002Oct10
Ann E. Hafften, 2003, "Challenge the Implications of 'Christian Zionism,'" Journal of Lutheran Ethics, February 19, online http://www.elca.org/jle/articles/contemporary_issues/article.hafften_ann_e.html
Corinne Whitlatch, 2003, "Christian Commitment to Peacemaking is Distorted by Christian Zionists," Churches for Middle East Peace Newsletter, online http://www.cmep.org/newsletter/2003June.htm
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Alliance in Support of Israel
do Christian Zionists support Israel?
"Pat Robertson Forms Alliance with Mayor of Jerusalem," _Religion News Service, November 11, online at http://www.baptiststandard.com/2002/11_11/print/robertson.html.
Aparna Kumar, 2002. "Christian Coalition Calls for Solidarity with Israel," Religion News Service, November 11, online at http://www.baptiststandard.com/2002/11_11/print/israel.html
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STRONG CHRISTIAN SUPPORT FOR ISRAEL
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BIBLICAL REASONS FOR CHRISTIAN SUPPORT OF ISRAEL
See the book: Stephen Mansfield, 2003, The Faith of George W. Bush, (New York: J. P. Tarcher);
Matthew Rothschild, 2003, "Bush's Messiah Complex," The Progressive, February, pp. 8-10, online at http://www.progressive.org/feb03/comm0203.html
Andrew Austin, 2003, "Faith Matters: George Bush and Providence," online essay, http://www.publiceye.org/apocalyptic/bush-2003/austin-providence.html
Bill Berkowitz, 2003, "Bush's Faith-Filled Life," online column, Working for Change, November 5, http://www.workingforchange.com/article.cfm?ItemID=15937
Chip Berlet, 2003, "Religion and Politics in the United States: Nuances You Should Know," Public Eye, Vol. 17, No. 2, Summer, pp. 13-16, revised version online http://www.publiceye.org/magazine/v17n2/evangelical-demographics.htmLooking for Anti-Semitism Where It Isn't
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Kees van der Pijl, 2003, "The Aesthetics of Empire and the Defeat of the Left," first press: writing in the critical social sciences, online journal, http://www.theglobalsite.ac.uk/press/
American Committee on Jerusalem, (no date), "The Religious Significance of Jerusalem," http://www.acj.org/articles/article.php?article_id=32(December 1, 2003).
There is a webcam view of the Western Wall (Wailing Wall) below the Temple Mount maintained by Aish HaTorah, http://www.aish.com/wallcam/Window_on_the_Wall.asp (December 1, 2003).
Gershom Gorenberg, (no date), "Ariel Sharon: Messenger of Abrahamic Apocalypse? Consider his controversial visit to a contested Jerusalem holy site from a Muslim end-times perspective," BeliefNet, http://www.beliefnet.com/story/56/story_5673_1.html (December 1, 2003).
Khurram Husain, 2003, "Neocons: The Men Behind The Curtain," Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, November/December, Vol. 59, No. 6, pp. 62–71; http://www.thebulletin.org/issues/2003/nd03/nd03husain.html
Chip Berlet, 1998, "Dances with Devils: How Apocalyptic and Millennialist Themes Influence Right Wing Scapegoating and Conspiracism," The Public Eye, Vol. 12, Nos. 2 & 3, Fall, revised version online, http://www.publiceye.org/apocalyptic/Dances_with_Devils_1.html
There are still some Protestant apocalyptics that see the Vatican as controlled by the Devil, see, for example, "Conclusive Proof From The Bible That The Pope Is The Antichrist," http://www.pacinst.com/antichri.htm
Paul Boyer. 1992. When Time Shall Be No More: Prophecy Belief in Modern American Culture. Cambridge, MA: Belknap/Harvard University Press.
Dale Aukerman. 1993. Reckoning with Apocalypse. New York: Crossroad.
Paul Thigpen. 2001. The Rapture Trap: A Catholic Response to a Deceptive Doctrine. West Chester, PA: Ascension Press.
Gershom Gorenberg, 2000, The End of Days: Fundamentalism and the Struggle for the Temple Mount, (New York: The Free Press);
American Committee on Jerusalem, (no date), "The Religious Significance of Jerusalem," http://www.acj.org/articles/article.php?article_id=32
For how some Muslims apply their apocalyptic views to politics in the Middle East, see:
Catherine Wessinger, 2001, "Bin Laden and Revolutionary Millennialism," New Orleans Times-Picayune, October 10, http://www.mille.org/cmshome/wessladen.html
Jean E. Rosenfeld, 2001, "The Religion of Usamah bin Ladin: Terror As the Hand of God," The Public Eye online, October 9, http://www.publiceye.org/frontpage/911/Islam/rosenfeld2001.htm
Chip Berlet, 2001, "Terminology: Use with Caution," Public Eye, Vol. 15, No. 3, Fall, pp. 14-17, revised version online http://www.publiceye.org/frontpage/911/clerical-911.htm
Dave Cook, 2001, "Jihad and Martyrdom Operations as Apocalyptic Events," paper presented at the Fifth Annual Center for Millennial Studies Conference, Boston University, November;
David Cook, 1996, "Muslim Apocalyptic and Jihad," Jerusalem Studies in Arabic and Islam, Vol. 20, pp. 66-104;
David Cook, 2002, "America, the Second 'Ad: The Perception of the United States in Modern Muslim Apocalyptic Literature," Yale Center for International and Area Studies Publication 5: pp. 150-93.
On Islamic fundamentalism, see:
Bassam Tibi, 2002, The Challenge of Fundamentalism: Political Islam and the New World Disorder (Berkeley: University of California).
Ahmed Rashid, 2001, Taliban: Militant Islam, Oil, and Fundamentalism in Central Asia (New Haven: Yale Nota Bene).
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