A Palestinian Theology of Liberation

The Bible, Justice, and the Palestine-Israel Conflict

Addressing what many consider the world's most intractable conflict, Naim Ateek offers a succinct primer on the theology of liberation in the context of the Palestinian struggle for freedom and self-determination. From the historical roots of this struggle, Ateek shows how the memory of the Holocaust has served to trump the claims and aspirations of the native inhabitants, and how later Israeli occupation and settlement sin the West Bank have contributed to their suffering and oppression.

"In this book we hear the scream and the whisper of the poor, the sounds of death in the Occupied  Territories, but also the whisper of life, resisting and offering hope for all of us."

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