The “New Christian Zionism,” with Dr. Gerald McDermott

Gerald McDermott joins the show to introduce Derek and Alastair to the "New Christian Zionism."

Is there a theological system that includes future promises regarding Israel that is not dispensational? Dr. Gerald McDermott is here to introduce Derek and Alastair to “New Christian Zionism.”

Resources mentioned:

Israel Matters: Why Christians Must Think Differently about the People and the Land by Gerald McDermott

The New Christian Zionism: Fresh Perspectives on Israel and the Land, ed. by Gerald McDermott

The ‘Via Media‘ Podcast with Dr. Gerald McDermott

The Theopolis Institute’s conversations on the Future of Israel


Announcement for a live meetup at ETS in San Diego
What the New Christian Zionism is and how it differs from dispensationalism
Dr. McDermott’s argument for why Israel needs a unique future regarding its land
How are Old Testament promises fulfilled and not fulfilled in the NT?
A sketch of the various positions held regarding Israel today
Nuancing the term supersessionism
How Christians relate to unbelieving Jews today + the view that a large portion of Jews will convert before the 2nd Advent
How this view incorporates the fact that all Gentiles have Abraham as their spiritual father, what the role all of the other nations have in redemptive history + Conclusion

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