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Who Said That?

"Adolf Hitler was a distant descendant of Esau."

Please leave your guess in the comments section below.  Please, no cheating or google searches.  Answer to follow next week.

Reader Comments (15)

The "Theologian Of The Millennium" John Hagee

October 23, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterDSY
I don't know, but when we had an (off-curricla) lecture about Judaism at high school, the Jew told us, when explaining that there are 3 Abrahamic religions, that Christians are descended from Esau, which is
1) patently false in the majority of cases
2) a very subtle insult that went woosh over people's heads - I could tell that he meant it as a dig, but I didn't see why until a year or two later.

Given there's a Hitler reference as well, I'm fairly sure it is someone who is going to be some aggressively pro-Jew, who's whole theology seems to be related to what Israel is doing now and who'd probably call even the Apostle Paul anti-Semitic or holding replacement Theology or something.
October 23, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterSi
Jack Van Impe
October 23, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterPaul L.
Nice that he added that "distant" modifier. Otherwise, we might have thought ... what?
October 23, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterDavid Kjos
Hitler is a distant of Adam. So are blacks, whites, and me to. According the the book "Hitler's Cross" , Hitler tried to take over the church. The "Confessing Church" rejected Hitler as their leader, mainly on theological ground, not moral grounds. But those Christians that thought that the world needed German Christianity (or German culture, German morality or Chistian morality) embraced Hitler, and the early suport he gave to the church.
Been a long time since I read the book, correct me if i'm wrong.
Suspect this person is a close theological relative of German's Hitler embracing Church.
October 23, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterJoe Anstett
My guess is Hagee. But I've heard some equally crazy things from Jimmy DeYoung over the years.
October 24, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterMichael Seal
Pure nutterie, on a par with British Israelism.

I'm going to guess my favorite crank, Chuck Missler.
October 24, 2010 | Unregistered Commenter"lee n. field"
Got to be Hagee
October 24, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterKurt
Pat Robertson?
October 24, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterCraig Boyd
I wasn't going to respond, but how dare he? And these are the Christian Zionists? Dispensationalism 101
October 24, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterJoshua
Benny the Hinn?
October 24, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterChris Sherman
Everone's favorite TV pastor John Hagee
October 25, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterCharles S
I'll go with the majorty...John Hagee?
October 26, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterRyan Thompson
Interesting geneology. I wonder if the person who said this was able to make use of the geneology libraries maintained at the Mormon Church HQ in Salt Lake City? I wouldn't think their records would go back that far...but you never know!
October 26, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterWill
I don't know if it's a blessing or not, but I don't know any of these current wacky Christian leaders. Dennis Prager interviewed John Hagee on his radio show as a "Christian leader," and I had no clue who Hagee was. In the grand scheme of things, I guess it's better to know how to identify the guys with the Latin names (e.g. Pelagius, Arminius, or Socinius).
November 1, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterPatrick Yamada

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