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Holy Places and Displacements

Holy Places and DisplacementsImmersions
February 4, 2016

Holy Places and Dispersements an Immersion in the Middle East

Winford Horsley is an M.Div student at the Pacific School of Religion. My immersion trip to the Palestine/Israel was both exhilarating and heartbreaking.  As a practicing non-denominational Christian Minister and…
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Holy Places and DisplacementsImmersions
January 27, 2016

Fear and Loathing in Jerusalem

Ed Stewart is a first year M.Div student at the Pacific School of Religion who recently returned from this Immersion course in Middle East: Holy Places and Displacement. Having returned…
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Holy Places and DisplacementsImmersions
January 21, 2016

Rawdat El-Zuhur

The children sang a song in English for us! Some of them were shy, and others were excited. An interactive calendar the children use to describe day of the week,…
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Holy Places and DisplacementsImmersions
January 21, 2016

at Yad Vashem (Holocaust Memorial Museum)

Photography is not allowed inside the museum, so here are some photos from the grounds. "I will put my breath into you, and you shall live again, and I will…
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Holy Places and DisplacementsImmersions
January 19, 2016

One of Many. Prayer of Confession for Palestine.

To the Palestinian People, I confess my complicity. I confess I write these words on the same brand of computer I saw at the checkpoint tonight. I confess there are…
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Holy Places and DisplacementsImmersions
January 18, 2016

at the Bethlehem checkpoint

The van couldn't take us any closer; the roads were closed due to the arrival of the Palestinian president. We would have to walk about half a mile to the…
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Holy Places and DisplacementsImmersions
January 17, 2016

in the Church of the Holy Sepulchre

The line wound around the base of Jesus' tomb.  "This line is moving really slowly," I remarked to one of my classmates. "This line is not moving," said the elderly…
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