Tag: Jerusalem

Jerusalem Belongs to All of Its Creeds
Ecumenical and Interfaith Relations, Religion and Politics

Jerusalem Belongs to All of Its Creeds

by Seraj Assi | български | ქართული | ελληνικά | Română | Русский | Српски It’s been a brutal week for Palestinians in the city of peace. As hardline Israeli groups prepared a provocative parade through the Muslim Quarter of the Old City, Israeli security forces turned their guns on peaceful Palestinian protesters and worshipers…

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Getting Along in Hard Times <br><span style='color:#8D8381;font-size:18px;'>The "Sad" Microcosm of the Church of the Holy Sepulchre</span>
Culture and Arts, Ecumenical and Interfaith Relations

">Getting Along in Hard Times
The "Sad" Microcosm of the Church of the Holy Sepulchre

by V. Rev. Dr. Stelyios Muksuris | български | ქართული | Ελληνικά | Русский | Српски One afternoon last week, a wave of profound sadness came over me, prompted by a video I had viewed. A fairly new documentary on the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, also known as the Church of the Resurrection (or…

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Christians of Holy Land and the Jewish State
Ecumenical and Interfaith Relations, Public Life

Christians of Holy Land and the Jewish State

by Michael G. Azar Amid the growth of Islamist persecution in the last few years, a variety of think tanks and politicians have sought to bring the plight of Christians in the Middle East to the forefront of American politics. Amid such fervor, Israeli leaders have also claimed their role in the defense of Christians….

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A New Step Towards Pan-Orthodox Unity <br><span style='color:#8D8381;font-size:18px;'>THE INTERNATIONAL ORTHODOX THEOLOGICAL ASSOCIATION</span>
Global Orthodoxy

A New Step Towards Pan-Orthodox Unity
THE INTERNATIONAL ORTHODOX THEOLOGICAL ASSOCIATION

Jerusalem was an appropriate location for an international group of scholars to meet after the feast of Christ’s Nativity to present their vision of how Orthodox scholarship could engage more effectively with the issues of our contemporary world. A fifteen-minute walk from our hotel through the chic, modern shopping arcades of downtown Jerusalem brought us…

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