Zionism and the State of Israel provides a topical and controversial analysis of the development of Zionism and the recent history and politics of Israel.
This thought-provoking study examines the ways in which the Bible has been used to legitimize the implementation of the ideological and political programme of Zionism, and the consequences this has had.
'Anyone seriously concerned with justice, peace and human rights generally , will value Prior's insights' - Stephen W. Need, Theology
'this excellent book is a scholarly challenge to the modern mind; it goes far beyond the emotional response we hear so often and challenges the morality of what is happening.' - Stéphane Joulain, Proche-Orient Chretien
'… [a] well-researched and well-written book …' - Dominic Kirkham, Renew
'… Prior excels in the broad picture. He dashes off quick, thumbnail sketches to underpin a host of theological and philosophical ideas … The book emerges as a sort of all-in-one kit …' - Julius Purcell, The Tablet