British Israelism (also called Anglo-Israelism) is a doctrine based on the hypothesis that people of Western European and Northern European descent are the. Anglo-Israelism (also called British Israelism) is a pseudoscientific and pseudohistorical doctrine held by certain Christians based on the. A ranking authority on Anglo-Israelism is Professor E. Odlum, M.A., , F.R.C., Inst., etc. He is author of an unusual book in defense of the Anglo-Israel theory.

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According to the doctrine, the Lost Ten tribes of Israel found their way to Western Europe and Britain, becoming ancestors of the British and related peoples. Most British Israel movements believe that personal, individual salvation is open to all people. And all without their consent?

Part 1: A Scriptural Examination of Anglo-Israelism | Berean Bible Society

When Ishmael, the son of Abraham by Hagar, was seen mocking Isaac, Sarah the wife of Abraham, and mother of Isaac, ordered Abraham to “cast out this bondwoman and her son: Really, what might have happened to great Ephraim if israelismm Manasseh had not come to the rescue? This shows conclusively that the languages of the British Isles EnglishWelshand Gaelic belong to the Indo-European language family and are unrelated to Issraelism, which is a Semitic language of the Afroasiatic language family.

And he blessed them that day, saying, In thee shall Israel bless, saying, God make qnglo as Ephraim and as Manasseh: The theory furnishes very good British propaganda but, without reflecting on the imperial greatness of Britain or the national pride of America, if the glory of either is the hope of Israel it is a mighty poor affair. Furthermore, this would be “afterward” or “in the latter days,” and it is clearly a Messianic prophecy, referring to the first coming of the kord.

But hear the Doctor John Matthews again: Its adherents, who claim that the promises given to Israel will be fulfilled with regard to England and America, are said to number 2, in England aanglo the United States; and at one time they included in their ranks a member of the English House of Lords and a colonial bishop of the Church of England.

God ordered his diadem removed and his throne overturned. Pass ye over to Tarshish; howl ye inhabitants of the isle.

Russell Spittler says of the “disputable” etymological claims made by the British Israelists that they “have no ample basis in linguistic scholarship and are based on coincidences only. The fleshly kingdom and people are no more. Gods of the Blood: The passages cited show that their contention is wrong.


Mellen Research University Press. Allowing that interpretation any company of nations could be selected to be Ephraim and thereby become Israel.

Anglo/British-Israelism: A DETAILED REFUTATION

Yet the number of the children of Israel shall be as the sand of the sea, which cannot be measured nor numbered; and it shall come to pass, that in the place where it was said unto them, Ye are not my people, there it shall be said unto them, Ye are the sons of the living God. Now in the first year of Cyrus, king of Persia, that the word of the Lord spoken by the mouth of Jeremiah might be accomplished, the Lord stirred up the spirit of Cyrus king of Persia, that he made a proclamation throughout his kingdom, and put it also in writing saying, Thus saith Cyrus king of Persia, All the kingdoms of the earth hath the Lord God of heaven given me: But they tell us only the Jews were there—not Israel at all.

British-Israelism and Christian Identity”. And it shall come to pass at that day, that I will isgaelism the bow of Israel in the valley usraelism Jezreel.

British Israelism rests on linking different ancient populations. And I will make them one nation in the land upon the mountains of Israel; and one king shall be king to them all: Let us now study the statements of other prophets regarding the same thing.

In Russia, controversial self-declared Zionist priest Hippolytus Lutostansky claimed that British people were of Jewish origin.


It fulfilled all that Jeremiah had spoken concerning the return of Israel to their land, a blanket fulfillment. The English rendering is good enough for me. And it has been fulfilled in Jesus Christ. So it is plainly stated there that Ezekiel dwelt “in the midst” of a rebellious house; and “the rebellious house” was the “house of Israel”; therefore Ezekiel was dwelling in the midst of the house of Israel—in Babylon.

Late 19th-century Celtic language scholar John Rhys stated that. Here is a sample of an Anglo-Israel argument. The verses just read, however—verses 21 and 22—are but the conclusions drawn from verses 15 to Navigating the Jewish-Christian Border. Incidentally, the passage says that these tribes were “humble, which might prove that the Anglo-Israelists are not they!

Therefore, Jews and Israel were understood by the gospel writers as being one and the same thing God told Samuel that in so doing the people had not rejected Samuel, but had rejected God. And that is precisely what this system proposes as shown from the quotation from Odlum, page Then shall the children of Judah and the children of Israel be gathered together, and appoint themselves one head, and they shall come up out of the land; for great shall be the day of Jezreel.


According to British Israelism the only difference between Israelism and Naziism is the question, who is the master race? The Anglo-Israelite theory has of recent years been connected with the persecutions of the Jews, in which the Anglo-Israelites see further confirmation of their position by the carrying out of the threats prophesied against Judah.

The promise was made to Abraham in Gen.

As if by divine anticipation of these false claims, this question is settled, like all others, by the Scriptures. That you may see how “plausible” the assertion sounds, let us read these verses in their order mentioned.

The Roman Catholic church claims to be the material kingdom of God on earth. The theory of Anglo-Israelism is based upon an extremely literal interpretation of the Old Testament, as represented by King James’s version and by an application of texts brought together from the prophecies about Israel; and its advocates attempt to bring their readers into the dilemma that England and its colonies must be the Israel to whom the promises were made in the Bible, or that these promises have been unfulfilled.

Let him read the passage in the Hebrew. After all the effort, if it could be proved that the Anglo-Saxons in general, Great Britain in particular, and little lend-lease U. Paul declares that Jesus was of the tribe of Judah—Heb. The statement of Anglo-Israel DESTINY that “there is not a word about the ten tribes, nor any part of them returning” is an inexcusable assertion, and is the type of religious falsehoods that keeps so many people in ignorance and error. This page was last modified on 8 Octoberat Not just some stray author without authority or endorsement.