His Land and the Origins of the Jewish-Evangelical Israel Lobby

@article{Hummel2018HisLA,
  title={His Land and the Origins of the Jewish-Evangelical Israel Lobby},
  author={Daniel Hummel},
  journal={Church History},
  year={2018},
  volume={87},
  pages={1119 - 1151}
}
The 1970 release of His Land, a religious documentary about Israel produced by Billy Graham's film studio, World Wide Pictures, took the evangelical world by storm. It was shown to hundreds of thousands, perhaps millions, of churchgoers and encapsulated the mix of prophecy beliefs and cultural arguments that cohered a decade later into the Christian Zionist movement—a major component of the religious right. Surprisingly, American evangelicals were not the only fans of His Land. American Jews… 

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