DC thinktanks offer program on Christian Zionism and Islamophobia


On Wednesday, October 24, 2012, the International Council for Middle East Studies, a three-year-old Washington think tank, will co-host a session on the seldom discussed, often misunderstood issue of Christian Zionism and its relationship to Islamophobia, at the House of Representatives Visitors Center on Capitol Hill. In coordination with the Council for the National Interest, the event, entitled “Christian Zionism Views Islam: Cultural, Theological, and Political Perspectives,” will offer three intersecting perspectives on the role, function, and meaning of U.S. Christian support for Zionism and the pro-Israel Lobby. [read more]