Church History: “a deeply informative and highly engaging history….a book that anyone interested in Baptist history or American views of Israel should definitely read.”

Southern Jewish History: “…impressive in the extent and depth of its research….a fresh and complex portrayal of Baptist images of and involvement with Palestine and its peoples.”

Journal of Church and State: “a significant and judicious contribution to the body of scholarship of the engagement of evangelical Christians with the complexities of Israel/Palestine.”

Journal of Religious History: “…an important contribution to the history of American religious communities’ role in the Middle East.”



Encyclopedia Entries

  • “Wine and Alcoholic Beverages,” in The Encyclopedia of Jews in the Islamic World, online edition, ed. Norman Stillman (Leiden: Brill, 2014)
  • “Batna,” “Christian Missionaries and Missionary Schools,” “Jews in Arabic Cinema,” “Moses David Gaon,” “Nessim Gaon,” “Togo Mizrahi” in The Encyclopedia of Jews in the Islamic World, ed. Norman Stillman (Leiden: Brill, 2010)


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