Insight into stories told about Palestinian Christians

The following message arrived in my Inbox today from the Canadian Friends of Sabeel. I highly recommend their invitation to watch the 14-minute clip from yesterday’s 60 Minutes television program. Simply click here and you’ll be taken to the 60 Minuteswebsite where you can watch the clip.

“The television News Magazine 60 Minutes on CBS aired this segment, on April 22, on the exodus of Palestinian Christians from the Holy Land. It highlights the Kairos Palestine document of the Palestinian Christian churches.

Nora Carmi, who works for Kairos Palestine, is coming to Canada next month on a speaking tour. The document is behind some of the efforts of American and Canadian churches working towards BDS (Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions) because of the illegal occupation partly described in the 60 minutes piece.

To view the 60 Minutes segment, please click here.”

For some additional commentary, click here.

Rev. Dr. Naim Ateek - Sabeel, Jerusalem - 23 Dec. 2010 - Photo: J. Graham

As a reminder, I had the privilege of meeting Rev. Dr. Naim Ateek who founded Sabeel in 1990. See my posting on 25 Dec. 2012. Sabeel is “an ecumenical grassroots center for liberation theology among Palestinian Christians, that seeks to promote peace with justice in the Middle East. The Sabeel center is in Jerusalem. It was founded following an international conference in March 1990, which placed Palestinian liberation theology in relationship to other liberation theologies from around the world. (See Faith & the Intifada, edited by N. Ateek. M. Ellis, and R. Ruether, 1992).”

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