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The exhumation of the tomb of one of the dead in the cemetery of the abandoned village of al-Lajūn sparked the anger of the Palestinian Arabs in the valley of ʿĀra.
All three heavenly faiths – Judaism, Christianity and Islam – agree that the Prophet Abraham is their father and all agree that Abraham’s faith was tested to the utmost level when was ordered to slay his own son.
Dr. Janneke Stegeman’s call for ecumenism with Islam is sympathetic. The problem, however, is the blend of religion and politics. Rulers/governments tend to make use of religion for their own benefit. Religious leaders, on the other hand, try to win the support of the political leaders of their...
Dr. Janneke Stegeman, a Dutch Protestant Christian theologian and researcher in the Old Testament, religion, conflict and peacebuilding, believes ecumenism between Christians, Muslims and Jews should be seriously considered. Stegeman’s arguments are given and so is the critique on her arguments by...
Background: A ziggurat is an enormous stone construction built in ancient Mesopotamia. The Ziggurat of Ur is a Sumerian temple built during the Early Bronze Age, about the 21st century BCE. The ruins were excavated in the 1920s and 1930s by the British archaeologist Sir Leonard Woolley. The...
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