Tagged with Arab Christians

The Church in the Shadow of Israeli Elections

The Church in the Shadow of Israeli Elections

Rev. Azar Ajaj is the president of the Nazareth Evangelical Theological Seminary. An Arab Israeli, he helped shape my recent article for Christianity Today about the identity struggles of Arab Christians during the recent elections. Asked by many friends about these elections, Ajaj decided to pen a letter in response. The summary and quotes below … Continue reading

Islam and Europe: Polemics or Engagement?

Islam and Europe: Polemics or Engagement?

Polemics are poison to interfaith relations. Unfortunately the salve of dialogue and cooperation often fails to make as wide an impression, leaving wary religious communities under the assumption of mutual opposition. Polemics reduces ambiguity and nuance, allowing the non-specialist citizen to appreciate his or her own heritage when challenged by ideologies of a foreign ‘other’. … Continue reading

Orient and Occident Magazine

Orient and Occident Magazine

Orient and Occident Magazine is a publication of the Anglican Diocese of Egypt, North Africa, and the Horn of Africa. I have been working with the church on the project for a little under a year, and am proud to announce the first issue is now complete and online. O&O is scheduled to be an … Continue reading