Sabeel applies “liberation theology,” claims that Palestinians represent a modern-day version of Jesus’ suffering. This includes deicide imagery, and supercessionist rhetoric used to demonize Israel and Judaism.
The revised report is the same tainted wine in a new bottle. Though some of the more hurtful language was removed from the main body of the report, much of its original offensive theology and ideology remains.
Yitzhak Santis argues that for true healing with the Jewish people, the Church of Scotland must sever its ties with radical anti-Israel Christian NGOs, such as Sabeel.
A Church of Scotland report that rejects the connection of the Jewish People to the Land of Israel is strongly influenced by Sabeel, the radical Palestinian-Christian organization.
The decision by Presbyterian Church (USA) to reject divestment was both moral and a fitting rebuff to the decade-old worldwide NGO political war that seeks to co-opt major Christian denominations to the anti-Israel cause.