Colonialism and Christianity in Mandate Palestine (Jamal and Rania Daniel Series in Contemporary History, Politics, Culture, and Religion of the Levant)

Colonialism and Christianity in Mandate Palestine (Jamal and Rania Daniel Series in Contemporary History, Politics, Culture, and Religion of the Levant)

Laura Robson


Drawing on a wealthy base of British archival fabrics, Arabic periodicals, and secondary resources, Colonialism and Christianity in Mandate Palestine brings to gentle the ways that the British colonial nation in Palestine exacerbated sectarianism. by means of remodeling Muslim, Christian, and Jewish spiritual identities into criminal different types, Laura Robson argues, the British eventually marginalized Christian groups in Palestine. Robson explores the turning issues that built because of such rules, lots of which resulted in everlasting alterations within the region's political landscapes. situations contain the British refusal to help Arab Christian management inside Greek-controlled Orthodox church buildings, makes an attempt to sidestep involvement from French or Vatican-related teams via sidelining Latin and jap ceremony Catholics, and interfering with Arab Christians' efforts to cooperate with Muslims in objecting to Zionist growth. demanding the frequent yet incorrect thought that violent sectarianism used to be endemic to Palestine, Colonialism and Christianity in Mandate Palestine exhibits that it used to be deliberately stoked within the wake of British rule starting in 1917, with catastrophic results good into the twenty-first century.

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