Reporting from a meeting of the Middle East and North Africa Evangelical National Councils, Daoud Kuttab notes that pressure from Arab governments and other Christian groups has only contributed to evangelicals’ cooperation in the region.
Botrus Mansour describes the work it took to transform his grandparents' 140-year-old house into a wedding chapel for those who want to tie the knot in the town where Jesus turned water into wine performing his first miracle in Galilee. This symbol of rich Palestinian
Symbolically and spiritually, the river is of mighty significance to many. Physically, the Lower Jordan River of today is a lot more meager than mighty. By the time it reaches the baptismal site, its dwindling water looks sluggish, a dull brownish green shade. Its decline
Palestinian journalist and media activist Daoud Kuttab details his experience being detained in Jordan because of his reporting. His primary concern is that other less experienced journalists will see what happened to him and begin practicing self-censorship.
Daoud Kuttab writes that while other churches have built majestic structures at the Baptismal site in Jordan, a wooden structure granted to Baptists is falling apart due to negligence and disregard. It is unclear who is to blame for the lack of progress in setting
Middle East Christians were (and are) far from the monolithic representations crafted by the biblical orientalist imagination.
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After Palestinian National Authority leader Mahmoud Abbas’ stormy rejection of the plan last week (Feb. 11), Christians who work for justice in Palestine were reminded why they don’t like it.
(RNS) — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said people of all faiths will have “something to say” about the Israeli-Palestinian peace plan the White House is expected to announce after Israel’s elections in two weeks.