Blood Brothers

by Elias Chacour

Paper Book, 2003




Grand Rapids, Mich. : Chosen Books, c2003.


As a child, Elias Chacour lived in a small Palestinian village in Galilee. When tens of thousands of Palestinians were killed and nearly one million forced into refugee camps in 1948, Elias began a long struggle with how to respond. In Blood Brothers, he blends his riveting life story with historical research to reveal a little-known side of the Arab-Israeli conflict, touching on questions such as: What behind-the-scenes politics touched off the turmoil in the Middle East? What does Bible prophecy really have to say? Can bitter enemies ever be reconciled? Now updated with commentary on the current state of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, as well as a new foreword by Lynne Hybels and Gabe Lyons, Blood Brothers offers hope and insight that can help each of us learn to live at peace in a world of tension and terror.… (more)

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LibraryThing member Muscogulus
This book shows how Christian belief in the Promised Land and the Second Coming is compatible with -- I should say, it demands -- a desire for peace and reconciliation between Israelis and Arabs. Elias Chacour is a Palestinian Christian whose family was driven out of the young State of Israel. He
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has devoted his life to cultivating neighborly love between Jews, Christians, and Muslims.
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LibraryThing member jamesofstlawrence
An eye-opening account of a Christian Palestinian Family whose roots in the land go back to the time of Christ. This book helped me understand the Palestinian side of the Middle East conflict in Israel. I don't know what the answer is for Israeli-Palestinian conflict, but I do know if more of the
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leaders on both sides were as inclined towards love and peace as the family described in this book, that peace would be attainable.
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