The June 1st issue of Commentary Magazine features an article by Melanie Philips entitled "Jesus Was a Palestinian: The Return of Christian Anti-Semitism"
Philips shows that a counter-industry--if I might put words in her mouth--to the rampant Christian Zionist theology and which has become an industry in itself as the so called Biblical prophecy movement, which turns a blind eye to all Israeli injustices done in the name of Biblical prophecy fulfillment, now has been spawned under the name of Christian Palestinianism. She shows that it too has become an industry in itself with appeals to theological underpinnings, appeals to the "let's be nice to all people" postmodern sentiments, and a curious mixture of politicking, Palestinian victimization, strange bedfellows of Islam and Christianity, and droves of clerics to help the cause. Philips does not adequately cover the short-comings of rampant Christian Zionist theology, but certainly has exposed some of the underpinnings of Christian Palestinianism.
As a long-term resident in countries where dictatorships have come and gone, new theological movements have come and gone, short-term volunteers have come and gone, one thing is for certain: humans seems to love swinging on the pendulum, but once the dizzying ride is over, many dollars are spent, and many pronouncements are made, not a whole lot of substantive change seems to have occurred.
Could there be a better way?