Is cruelty to fellow believers a divine imperative?
The question is absurd at face value. Yet many Christians have embraced theological error that can lead to the slaughter of innocents, some of whom are fellow believers.
In “A Biblical Response to Christian Zionism,” Hank Hanegraaff addresses the very real consequences of biblical interpretation run amok. Does the promise to Abraham—‘To your descendants, I give this land, from the river of Egypt to the great river, the Euphrates’ (Genesis 15.18) – provide a rationale for ethnic cleansing? Is there truly a need to rebuild a temple and inflame the fires of Armageddon in the twenty-first century?