A “Practical Outlet” to Premillennial Faith: G. Douglas Young and the Evolution of Christian Zionist Activism in Israel

  title={A “Practical Outlet” to Premillennial Faith: G. Douglas Young and the Evolution of Christian Zionist Activism in Israel},
  author={Daniel Hummel},
  journal={Religion and American Culture: A Journal of Interpretation},
  pages={37 - 81}
  • Daniel Hummel
  • Published 2015
  • History
  • Religion and American Culture: A Journal of Interpretation
Abstract G. Douglas Young, the founder of the American Institute of Holy Land Studies (now Jerusalem University College), is a largely forgotten figure in the history of Christian Zionism. Born into a fundamentalist household, Young developed an intense identification with Jews and support for the state of Israel from an early age. By 1957, when he founded his Institute, Young developed a worldview that merged numerous strands of evangelical thinking—dispensationalism, neo-evangelicalism, and… 

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