scroll to top
Stuck on your essay?
Get ideas from this essay and see how your work stacks up
Word Count: 691
I Am a Palestinian Christian By Mitri Raheb Ruth C Gritsch translator Review Christian Reality in Palestine Mitri Rabebs book I Am a Palestinian Christian is a religiously inclined book It gives great insight to the Palestinian Christians struggles within the area of Israel Most information that we get is based on either Jewish or Muslims opinions but rarely do we get to see the hardships that the people in the middle face Raheb is a Palestinian Christian pastor who ministers in Bethlehem and tells his experience of what other Palestinian Christians face in that region He writes this book with the intention of being a mediator between the Western Christian world and the Palestinian Christian community He wants each side to understand each others struggles and he feels that by educating the Palestinian Christian community and helping them develop a local theology it might help reduce some of the conflicts that are taking place in Israel and Palestine Pastor Rahebs book is organized into twelve chapters including a forward conclusion and appendix which helps give the reader a better and deeper understanding of the region Chapters 1-4 identify Palestinian Christianity as being a minority in the Christian world Many of the Christians were refugees driven away from their homes and that in the 1950s there was much economic neglect During the six-day war when Israel gained occupation of several territories they prohibited Christian Palestinians to return to their homes if they were not present during the war Finally the ones that were left only became strangers in their own land being humiliated on a daily basis Living under this occupation the Palestinians have no right to vote and no right to any resources in their country They pay four times as much for water than the Israeli pays The only interest that Israel has of Palestinians is that they are consumers of Israeli goods 23 Chapters 5-9 give a personal perspective
@Kibin is a lifesaver for my essay right now!!
- Sandra Slivka, student @ UC Berkeley
Wow, this is the best essay help I've ever received!
- Camvu Pham, student @ U of M
If I'd known about @Kibin in college, I would have gotten much more sleep
- Jen Soust, alumni @ UCLA