Tagged: palestine

Conflict Stirs Evangelical Debate

By Andrew F. Bush and Rob Dalrymple Recently, the world watched the shocking televised split-screen images of Israel resorting to live fire against Palestinian demonstrators in Gaza, killing dozens and wounding hundreds including women...

Haram al-Sharif and the Status Quo

By Molly Lorden During the season of Lent, Churches for Middle East Peace is focusing on Jerusalem as a city shared by three faiths: Judaism, Christianity, and Islam. This week, we look closer at the deep...

Bethlehem Lives Into Its Heritage

What images come to mind when you hear the words “little town of Bethlehem”? Idyllic, holy scenes of Mary, Joseph and Baby Jesus alongside friendly barnyard animals? For a North American living in Bethlehem,...

Herod’s Gate

By Carol Folbre, Ph.D. The sun kissed the tips of cathedral crosses. It was just after 5:00 AM. Shadows shortened as we walked the narrow streets towards the gates of the Old City. Our local...