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August 11, 2011

Is there a debate over Sabeel in the Netherlands?

According to this "tweet" from Sabeel Jerusalem's twitter account, a group of pastors in the Netherlands are unhappy with their churches involvement with Sabeel Ecumenical Liberation Theology Center.

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Snapshots has been unable to find any information regarding this petition, but if our readers can find any links about the controversy, they can provide details in the comments section posted below.

For background about why Sabeel would be a topic of debate for pastors in the Netherlands, read "Updating the Ancient Infrastructure of Christian Contempt: Sabeel" written by CAMERA analyst Dexter Van Zile and published by the Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs.

Update: A poster has kindly provided a link to an article providing some background about the debate in the Netherlands about Sabeel. The article, "How the Dutch Gaza Flotilla Backfired Politically," written by Yochanan Visser and published by Pajamas Media reports that "a group of clerics and members from the Protestant Church in the Netherlands (PKN) organized a petition demanding an end to ties between the Protestant NGO Kerk in Actie and Sabeel after it was shown that officials of Kerk in Actie collaborated with Sabeel — an Arab-Christian group — in propagating blatant lies about Israel."

Posted by dvz at August 11, 2011 11:42 AM

Comments

Mentioned in paragraph 13 of this article by Yochanan Visser, posted on Pajamas Media:

http://pajamasmedia.com/blog/how-the-dutch-gaza-flotilla-backfired-politically/?singlepage=true

Posted by: Anonymous at August 11, 2011 12:40 PM

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