Category Archives: Sabeel

The Occupation of the Bible

Wednesday, 20 November, 1100–1230 Text for an introductory presentation to a panel at the Ninth International Sabeel Conference, Jerusalem on Wednesday, 20  November 2013. [video] The conference organisers indicated as follows: What are some of the common ways to misinterpret … Continue reading

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Reflections from Palestine

Reflections from Palestine: A Journey of Hope. A memoir by Samia Nasir Khoury. Nicosia, Cyprus: Rimal Publications, 2014. ISBN 978-9963-715-11-4 Samia Nasir Khoury celebrated her eightieth birthday on Sunday, 24 November 2013. This was also the final day of the … Continue reading

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Does the Bible have a future?

Thursday, 21 November, 0900–1030 Text for an introductory presentation to a panel at the Ninth International Sabeel Conference, Jerusalem on Thursday,21  November 2013. [video] The conference organisers indicated as follows: This panel discussion arises out of the following critical awareness: … Continue reading

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Study Leave — Week Four

It is hard to believe, but already I have been in Israel four weeks. That time has certainly gone by very quickly. I guess one of the indicators that this has indeed been the case is my growing familiarity with … Continue reading

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Study Leave – Week One

Having been in Israel now for just over a week it may be good to reflect on the first week or so of my study leave. For those family and friends not following the posts to my Facebook account, this … Continue reading

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