In the second chapter of this series, we go inside the Christian Zionist community in Jerusalem and the settlements in the West Bank. Micah Danney, our GroundTruth Fellow and guide for this episode, was a unique choice for this reporting assignment. He grew up steeped in Christianity. His father was a mainline Protestant preacher in Nyack, New York. As a teenager, he had gotten into some trouble. But he also really knew his scripture. Both of these parts of his past, his struggle with the law, and his familiarity with scripture, would prove to be critical in gaining access to this community.

 

Micah’s journey began with a laying of hands upon him, and ends with his being cast from the garden, quite literally.

 

You can hear the podcast here or on Apple PodcastsStitcherRadioPublic and other podcasting apps.

 

 

Also, you can find our previous episode here

 

Micah profiled some of the people he met during the months he lived in Jerusalem here

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