Christian Zionists have become a potent force in international politics because of their mostly uncritical support of the State of Israel. (Credit: Ryan Rodrick Beiler/

Christian Zionism has had a significant impact upon evangelical Christians and others in the United States, an impact expressed theologically and politically. But what is Christian Zionism and how has it shaped U.S. government policy toward Israel in the past and in the present? To explore this question and more, MennoPIN recommends the following resources. This is not an exhaustive list, but a way to deepen understanding of the theological and political roots of Christian Zionism today.