Revisiting Religion and Politics in the Middle East

Episode 12 September 07, 2021 00:54:42
Revisiting Religion and Politics in the Middle East
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Revisiting Religion and Politics in the Middle East
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This episode originally aired on May 18, 2021. We are releasing it again given Dr. Kimball's expertise in the Middle East, the recent end of the war in Afghanistan and as the 20th anniversary of 9/11 approaches.

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How do Judaism, Christianity, and Islam intersect with each other, and with both U.S. and global politics? Today’s guest is an expert on this topic. Dr. Charles Kimball is an ordained Baptist minister who served as the Director of the Middle East Office at the National Council of Churches. Over the past four decades, he has made more than 40 visits to the Middle East and worked closely with Congress, the White House, and the State Department on Judaic/Christian/Islamic relations. In today’s episode, Dr. Kimball discusses the dynamics of extremism, the Israeli/Palestinian conflict, and the importance of humanizing one another.

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