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Blood Brothers

Author : Elias Chacour
ISBN : 9781441242761
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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As a child, Elias Chacour lived in a small Palestinian village in Galilee. When tens of thousands of Palestinians were killed and nearly one million forced into refugee camps in 1948, Elias began a long struggle with how to respond. In Blood Brothers, he blends his riveting life story with historical research to reveal a little-known side of the Arab-Israeli conflict, touching on questions such as: •What behind-the-scenes politics touched off the turmoil in the Middle East? •What does Bible prophecy really have to say? •Can bitter enemies ever be reconciled? Now updated with commentary on the current state of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, as well as a new foreword by Lynne Hybels and Gabe Lyons, this book offers hope and insight that can help each of us learn to live at peace in a world of tension and terror.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

We Belong To The Land

Author : Elias Chacour
ISBN : 9780268077099
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Nominated several times for the Noble Peace Prize, world-renowned Palestinian priest, Elias Chacour, narrates the gripping story of his life spent working to achieve peace and reconciliation among Israeli Jews, Christians, and Muslims. From the destruction of his boyhood village and his work as a priest in Galilee to his efforts to build school, libraries, and summer camps for children of all religions, this peacemaker’s moving story brings hope to one of the most complex struggles of our time.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

I Am A Palestinian Christian

Author : Mitri Raheb
ISBN : 1451414854
Genre : Religion
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In the pains and hopes of his people, Raheb reveals an emerging Palestinian Christian theology.
Category: Religion

Faith In The Face Of Empire

Author : RAHEB
ISBN : 9781626980655
Genre : Religion
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A Palestinian Christian theologian shows how the reality of empire shapes the context of the biblical story, and the ongoing experience of Middle East conflict.
Category: Religion

Home To Stay

Author : Daniel Gordis
ISBN : 9781400049592
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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In a collection of e-mails and dispatches, originally excerpted in The New York Times Magazine, the author describe his and his family's move from Los Angeles to Israel, their decision to make Jerusalem their permanent home, the escalation in Jewish-Palestinian tensions, and other experiences in Israel. Originally published as If a Place Can Make You Cry. Reprint. 20,000 first printing.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Mornings In Jenin

Author : Susan Abulhawa
ISBN : 1608191486
Genre : Fiction
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Mornings in Jenin is a multi-generational story about a Palestinian family. Forcibly removed from the olive-farming village of Ein Hod by the newly formed state of Israel in 1948, the Abulhejos are displaced to live in canvas tents in the Jenin refugee camp. We follow the Abulhejo family as they live through a half century of violent history. Amidst the loss and fear, hatred and pain, as their tents are replaced by more forebodingly permanent cinderblock huts, there is always the waiting, waiting to return to a lost home. The novel's voice is that of Amal, the granddaughter of the old village patriarch, a bright, sensitive girl who makes it out of the camps, only to return years later, to marry and bear a child. Through her eyes, with her evolving vision, we get the story of her brothers, one who is kidnapped to be raised Jewish, one who will end with bombs strapped to his middle. But of the many interwoven stories, stretching backward and forward in time, none is more important than Amal's own. Her story is one of love and loss, of childhood and marriage and parenthood, and finally the need to share her history with her daughter, to preserve the greatest love she has. Set against one of the twentieth century's most intractable political conflicts, Mornings in Jenin is a deeply human novel - a novel of history, identity, friendship, love, terrorism, surrender, courage, and hope. Its power forces us to take a fresh look at one of the defining conflicts of our lifetimes.
Category: Fiction

The Israeli Palestinian Conflict

Author : Dale Hanson Bourke
ISBN : 9780830864553
Genre : Religion
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A finalist in Digital Book World's 2014 Digital Book Awards (ebook flowable adult non-fiction) Granted the Digital Book World QED Seal for quality in ebook design With all of the heat surrounding the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, even the most basic facts can be hard to grasp. How do we make sense of what we read in the Bible—and what we read in the news? In this Skeptic s Guide , Dale Hanson Bourke sheds light on the places, terms, history, and current issues shaping this important region. Offering an even-handed presentation of a range of views on the most controversial issues, she provides a framework for American Christians to use in understanding why the conflict occurred, why it continues—and what remains to be done. With maps, charts, photos, and quotes, the guide answers such tough questions as: What is meant by a two-state solution? Who are the Palestinian Christians? Do other countries help or hurt the peace process? How does the Arab spring affect the conflict? Easy to read and understand, this dynamic guide offers the type of presentation that has made the Skeptic s Guide series so popular with individuals and groups. Offering basic information and simplifying complex issues, it is a helpful reference tool for beginners and experts alike.
Category: Religion

Bethlehem Besieged

Author : Mitri Raheb
ISBN : 9780800636531
Genre : History
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A Palestinian Christian pastor relates the untold powerful and inspirational stories of the Palestinian/Israeli conflict, stories that prove that even in the midst of conflict and war, the hope and the desire for true peace can still exist. Original.
Category: History