If want to get up to speed on the relationship between dispensational theology and evangelical support for Trump’s embassy in Jerusalem, check out Fred Clark’s roundup of news and opinion stories at Slacktivist. Here is a taste:
The dedication of the U.S. Embassy in Jerusalem is viewed by Rapture Christians as an important step toward the expansion of Israel’s borders their check list prophesies. That’s why this moment is being celebrated by so many American Rapture Christians.
For more on this “Bible prophecy” fantasy and the ways in which it is shaping American foreign policy (and further destabilizing the Middle East), see some of the following:
Read the rest here.