Publications

Diaspora and Identity : The case of Palestine

Diaspora and Identity : The case of Palestine

Published At: 2017-08-18

AVAILABLE ON AMAZON > CLICK READ MORE FOR THE DIRECT LINK The studies on diaspora, migration and identity formation outside the “mother land” are increasing in number and scope. In the last ten years several papers, doctoral theses and books were published focusing on certain aspects of the Palestinian diaspora and identity. This book contains the proceedings of an international conference that was held in Bethlehem/Palestine in 2015. The conference brought together 41 international researchers...

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The Cross in Contexts : Suffering and Redemption in Palestine

The Cross in Contexts : Suffering and Redemption in Palestine

Published At: 2017-02-21

To be released soon! by : Mitri Raheb & Suzanne Watts Henderson. Why did Jesus die? And in what ways did his crucifixion offer redemption to the world? Those questions, which lie at the heart of Christian faith, remain a pressing concern for theological reflection. What sets this work apart is that the authors - a Palestinian theologian from Bethlehem and a New Testament scholar from the United States -- explore the meaning of the cross in light of both first and twenty-first century Palestinia...

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Shifting Identities: Changes in the Social, Political, and Religious Structures in the Middle East

Shifting Identities: Changes in the Social, Political, and Religious Structures in the Middle East

Published At: 2016-10-01

Academic and Research for 50 professors, historians, theologians, social scientists and researchers from over 15 countries including Europe, the USA, and the Middle East. Academic and Research for 50 professors, historians, theologians, social scientists and researchers from over 15 countries including Europe, the USA, and the Middle East. Academic and Research for 50 professors, historians, theologians, social scientists and researchers from over 15 countries including Europe, the USA, and the...

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Faith in the Face of Empire : The Bible through Palestinian Eyes

Faith in the Face of Empire : The Bible through Palestinian Eyes

Published At: 2014-01-17

This Book is a best Seller that received a starred review, indicating a book of outstanding quality. The book made it to the list of the best books of 2014 by Publishers Weekly. Only 20 books from the religion category made it to the top list and Raheb's book was one of them. “The author offers his thoughtful analysis of the continuing Israeli-Palestinian conflict through making astute historical and biblical connections that culminate in the presentation of hope as ‘faith in action’. A scho...

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Sailing through Troubled Waters: Christianity in the Middle East

Sailing through Troubled Waters: Christianity in the Middle East

Published At: 2013-05-11

It was in 1988 that Mitri Raheb was ordained Pastor in the Evangelical Lutheran Church of Jordan and the Holy Land and was installed as Pastor of the Evangelical Lutheran Christmas Church in Bethlehem after finishing his seminary studies and doctorate in Germany in Church History. Besides being a Pastor, Mitri Raheb continued to be involved in the theological discussion and research both at home as well as in regional and international settings. The selected articles were given by Rev. Raheb at...

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Bethlehem Besieged: Stories of Hope in Times of Trouble

Bethlehem Besieged: Stories of Hope in Times of Trouble

Published At: 2004-06-01

The pastor of Christmas Church, a Palestinian Lutheran congregation, Mitri Raheb here presents a powerful collection of compelling personal stories of desperation and hope in the midst of lethal conflict, bringing the Palestinian/Israeli conflict up close and personal. Raheb's lifelong commitment to his people has kept him in the legendary birthplace of Christianity, even as Bethlehem has become a flashpoint in the world's most volatile and hate-filled conflict. His passionate personal testimony...

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