Blood Brothers: The Dramatic Story of a Palestinian Christian Working for Peace in Israel
As a child, Elias Chacour lived in a small Palestinian village in Galilee. The townspeople were proud of their ancient Christian heritage and lived at peace with their Jewish neighbors. But early in 1947, their idyllic lifestyle was swept away as tens of thousands of Palestinians were killed and nearly one million forced into refugee camps.
An exile in his native land, Elias began a years-long struggle with his love for the Jewish people and the world's misunderstanding of his own people, the Palestinians. How was he to respond? He found his answer in the simple, haunting words of the Man of Galilee: "Blessed are the peacemakers."
In Blood Brothers, Chacour blends his riveting life story with historical research to reveal a little-known side of the Arab-Israeli conflict and the birth of modern Israel. He touches on controversial questions such as "What behind-the-scenes politics touched off the turmoil in the Middle East?", "What does Bible prophecy really have to say?", and "Can bitter enemies ever be reconciled?"
Originally published by Chosen Books in 1984 and now expanded with a new introduction by the author, a new foreword by former Secretary of State James A. Baker III, and a "Since Then" epilogue by writer David Hazard, this compelling book offers readers hope-filled insight into living at peace in the most volatile region of the world.
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Review: Blood BrothersUser Review - Oaklie - Goodreads
This book taught me so many lessons, but one that I really learned it to be grateful and love what we have. Elias as the main character in the book, was a strong catholic and loved his Heavenly Father ... Read full review
Review: Blood BrothersUser Review - Robert Brauer - Goodreads
Here is a book that tells the Palestinian history from a Christian perspective. It includes respect for Jews and hope for peace for all groups in Israel. It is infused with the spirit of Jesus, especially His sermon on the mount. Read full review
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