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The Cause of the Conflict Revisited

In 2002 We Hold These Truths founder, Chuck Carlson, wrote two articles, “The Cause of the Conflict Part 1: Fixing the Blame” and “The Cause of the Conflict Part II: The Middle East.” Chuck Carlson and members of We Hold These Truths discuss in this 24minute podcast these articles 17 years later and how timely and true they still are today. [-Ed. – TEC]

Part I: By Charles E Carlson

The terrible war between Israel and Palestine that erupted in a second uprising of the prisoners (Intifada II) 20 months ago has claimed over 2,000 Palestinian lives and almost 600 Israelis. It is time to name and condemn the responsible parties. Only then can the killing stop…

Naming the guilty parties is easy because they have come forward publicly to name themselves. The guilty are neither the Palestinian nor the Israeli people. At the root of the problem is a race-hate cult that has emerged under American Zionist leadership. Without this unholy alliance, there would have been no uprisings because the West Bank and Gaza would not have become occupied territories. Continue reading

Part II:

World Zionist leaders initiated a program to change America and its religious orientation. One of the tools used to accomplish this goal was an obscure and malleable Civil War veteran named Cyrus I. Schofield. A much larger tool was a venerable, world respected European book publisher–The Oxford University Press.

The scheme was to alter the Christian view of Zionism by creating and promoting a pro-Zionist subculture within Christianity. Scofield’s role was to re-write the King James Version of the Bible by inserting Zionist-friendly notes in the margins, between verses and chapters, and on the bottoms of the pages. The Oxford University Press used Scofield, a pastor by then, as the Editor, probably because it needed such as man for a front. The revised bible was called the Scofield Reference Bible, and with limitless advertising and promotion, it became a best-selling “bible” in America and has remained so for 90 years. Continue reading.

This is the podcast discussing “The Cause of the Conflict” series;

“The Cause of the Conflict” series was the basis for We Hold These Truths‘ first documentary, The Roots of Christian Zionism: How Scofield Sowed Seeds of Apostasy, released in 2008: