Middle East

Articles

January 3, 2002

The Middle East Forum, a broadly ecumenical coalition, is sponsoring a travel seminar for church and secular journalists to Jerusalem and the West Bank, April 19-29, 2002. The seminar will be led by James M. Wall, senior contributing editor of The Christian Century, who has frequently visited...

September 13, 2001

In the wake of the terrorist attacks in New York and Washington, DC, two consultations on the crisis in the Middle East have been postponed.In a memo to the 140 participants registered for the New York consultation, and over 100 for the Berkeley event, the Rev. Brian Grieves, director of Peace...

November 1, 2000

November 1st, 2000

Dear friends in Christ:

I write with a heavy heart, knowing that people on all sides of the difficult questions in the Middle East are grieving as the violence continues. I have remained in regular communication over these last weeks with our bishop in the...

January 31, 2000

As the wife of a U.S. diplomat, Jerri Bird has lived in places throughout the Mideast where the tensions of war or near-war permeated every part of daily life. It was hard to live with. While the culture at each post was wonderful to discover and learn about, and the people often were...

June 6, 1997

As secretary general of the worldwide Anglican Communion, based in London, the Rev. Canon John L. Peterson, the former dean of St. George's College in Jerusalem, has in one sense never left the Middle East behind.

The struggles for peace in that troubled region...

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