Thomas Johnson

 

Mainline Church to Go Medieval in Peacemaking Activism

Mainline Church to Go Medieval in Peacemaking Activism

In an effort to improve relations between Christians and Jews in the United States, the leaders of the liberal Protestant Disciples of the United Christian Church, have negotiated with the Jewish Public Relations Commission (JPRC) to establish a new way for them to vent their anger at Israel. Instead of one-sided resolutions about the Arab-Israeli conflict at its General Synod, attendees will now engage in a ritual stoning of a Jew prior the synod’s closing worship ceremony. “Fortunately, the history...