The Holy Land: Ambiguities and Contradictions

“The Holy Land” has historically been a place of moral inconsistencies. Today, in honor of fear, hate, and ignorance, territories and walls separate families and friends, whose radical representatives clash despite  a common heritage.  Sacredness is sold for control and profit. Holy sites are desecrated by symbols of darkness, violence, and death.  The ones who once were victims now victimize others, with the blessing of powerful nations and religious convictions at their service.

About amartinez

Dr. Aquiles E. Martinez is Professor of Religion (Biblical Studies) and Coordinator of the Religion and Philosophy Programs at Reinhardt University. Ordained in the United Methodist Church, Dr. Martinez has dedicated a good part of his life to equip pastors and church leaders in Latin America, the Caribbean, and the United States, with the appropriate skills, knowledge, and experiences so they can serve their communities effectively. In addition to his many books, articles, and essays published in English and Spanish, Dr. Martinez has served several churches and the global community as an effort to help people develop significant relationships with God and their neighbors, especially with marginalized communities.
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