Oh this is unbelievable.
Mike Moore of Mike’s Musings discloses an email exchange with Rev Stephen Sizer following a theological dispute:
In conclusion, Stephen, I’m very disappointed and dismayed that you chose to critique my review in this manner. I do not understand your almost pathological aversion to Israel nor your willingness to embrace anyone, however extreme and however anti-Christian, who shares your negative opinion of the only democracy in the Middle East.
After we met in Guilford earlier in the year, I shared with some interested friends that I thought you had become more reasonable. After reading your blog, I find myself regretting my naivety.
Stephen Sizer’s response was as follows:
I did not accuse you of being a holocaust denier. Come on now… I have not knowingly changed my views since we last spoke. I do believe the Nakba and ethnic cleansing of over 500 villages listed in my pre-1948 Time Atlas and UN documents leading to over 5million displaced Palestinian refugees registered with the UN today is historical fact.
By the way – I am working closely with the police and Leeds university authorities identifying those associated with Seismic Shock and his/her campaign of harassment that is now putting lives at risk.
If Zionists are going to insist on the right of return for Jewish people worldwide then I equally identify with those who insist on the right of Palestinians to return to their homes or receive compensation.
I simply believe the Zionist cause is not served by rubbishing the integrity or credibility of academic research through this kind of book review.
I hope you have a good Summer.
How were my blog posts putting lives at risk?
Did Rev Sizer claim this to the police?
If the policeman had related to me what specifically was unacceptable content on my blog then at least I would understand. Instead, he told me that Rev Sizer and Anthony McRoy “object to being associated with terrorists and Holocaust deniers.”
Who else may make object to such things?
Anyone or just the powerful establishment?
I’m not sure which would be worse.