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A Palestinian Theology of Liberation: The Bible, Justice, and the Palestine-Israel Conflict

A Palestinian Theology of Liberation: The Bible, Justice, and the Palestine-Israel Conflict By Naim Ateek Addressing what many consider the world’s most controversial conflict, Naim Ateek offers a succinct primer on liberation theology in the context of the Palestinian struggle for freedom and self-determination. Beginning with the historical roots of this struggle, he shows how the memory of the Holocaust…

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Kairos Palestine Christmas Alert 2017

This year the Kairos Palestine Christmas Alert sheds light and raises awareness of what Bethlehem has been experiencing since the Balfour Declaration, of partition and of military occupation, to encourage churches around the world to act! Let us all together spread the message of Palestinian Christians around the world! Kairos Palestine Christmas Alert 2017

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New Book: Consequences by Warren Bardsley

Consequences: The Trial of Arthur James Balfour By Warren R Bardsley Details of Warren’s book which is due to be published in September 2017 can be found here. Consequences: The Trial of Arthur James Balfour by Warren R Bardsley  

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Book review: A Line in the Sand by James Barr

A Line in the Sand by James Barr Review by Colin Chapman ‘This book seeks to explain how many of the problems of the Middle East in the last century can be traced back to the colonial ambitions of Britain and France and in particular to the ‘venomous rivalry’ between them in their struggle for mastery of the region. It…

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Kairos Palestine Christmas Alert 2016

Let us be real this Christmas Hind Khoury, General Secretary, Kairos Palestine As we begin the Advent celebrations let us turn our eyes to realities of life at the place where Christianity was born. 2000 years ago, Bethlehem and Palestine suffered a harsh and unjust Roman military occupation. Today, Palestinians suffer the brunt of a 50 year-long Israeli military occupation.…

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Reflections from Palestine: A Journey of Hope – a Memoir by Samia Khoury

Reflections from Palestine: A Journey of Hope – a Memoir by Samia Khoury Samia Nasir Khoury has been an active community volunteer worker throughout most of her life. She is a founding member of the board of Trustees of Birzeit University and Sabeel Ecumenical Liberation Theology Centre. She earned recognition from local NGO’s and a citation of merit award from…

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Radical Christianity in Palestine and Israel: Liberation and Theology in the Middle East by Samuel J. Kuruvilla

Radical Christianity in Palestine and Israel: Liberation and Theology in the Middle East by Samuel J. Kuruvilla Christianity arose from the lands of biblical Palestine and, regardless of its twentieth century association with the Arab-Israeli conflict, to Christians around the world it remains first and foremost the birthplace of Christianity. Nevertheless the size of the Christian population among Palestinians today…

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The Resurrection of Peace by Mary Grey

The Resurrection of Peace: a gospel journey to Easter and beyond  by Mary Grey   Following the pattern of a journey from Galilee to Jerusalem, Mary Grey’s new book offers biblical inspiration for the search for peace and reconciliation in Israel/Palestine.  Along the way, the author explores core Christian concepts of redemption, atonement and resurrection, pursuing a spirituality of perseverance and steadfastness…

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Holy Land? Challenging Questions from the Biblical Landscape by Andrew Mayes

Holy Land? Challenging Questions from the Biblical Landscape By Andrew Mayes Holy Land? draws us into the evocative landscape of the Holy Land itself. Sacred yet scarred, the lands of the Bible stimulate us to think about a range of issues that are both urgent and timeless. In Jerusalem, ‘a veritable melting pot of cultures’, we meditate on the question,…

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Come all you Faithful: an Advent Journey with the Palestinian People

Come all you Faithful: an Advent Journey with the Palestinian People “In this Advent season our thoughts are drawn instinctively towards the small spot in the world connected with the babe in the manger of Bethlehem that witnessed the birth of a ‘Saviour, who is Christ the Lord.’  This Advent resource offers us a unique opportunity to journey in ‘prayer…

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