Holy Land Blog

Apr
13

Perceiving Resurrection in the Light of God’s Grace to Us and the World

Perceiving Resurrection in the Light of God's Grace to Us and the World Christ is Risen… He is Risen indeed! This is the day that the Lord has made, we will rejoice and be glad in it. (Ps. 118: 24)   By Bahjat Khader, Head of the Online Diploma in Biblical Studies.   At this [...]
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Mar
09

On this Land

On this Land By Yousef Alkhouri, Academic Dean Assistant for Academic Extracurricular Programs Coordinator of Christ at the Checkpoint The Palestinian poet Mahmoud Darwish writes, “we have on this land that which makes life worth living.” These words of Darwish are profoundly reflecting Palestinians’ intimate connection to their land. How much can we learn from [...]
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Feb
28

Faith Out of Pain

Faith Out of Pain By Gabriel Hanna I was greatly touched by the events that Jesus Christ went through from His childhood to His ascension to heaven. I was very saddened by His pains, but His suffering makes me feel that we are not alone. Jesus understands what is happening in our lives simply because [...]
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Feb
17

Different Backgrounds, One Language!

Different Backgrounds, One Language! by Mr. Haytham Dieck, Head of the Tour Guiding Program Language is an outstanding human achievement that throughout history has enabled ideas and thoughts to be transformed into sounds, alphabets, and words. According to the Oxford Languages Dictionary, language is the "principal method of human communication." Probably one of the earliest [...]
By كلية بيت لحم للكتاب المقدس | Holy Land Blog
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Nov
24

Statement of the Bethlehem Institute of Peace and Justice and Bethlehem Bible College on the International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People

Statement of the Bethlehem Institute of Peace and Justice and Bethlehem Bible College on the International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People The Palestinian people are suffering. Children are arrested and held without charges before being tried in military courts. Daily, radical Israeli settlers attack Palestinian farmers to force them off their land. If [...]
By كلية بيت لحم للكتاب المقدس | Holy Land Blog
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Oct
28

The Significance of the Olive Tree in Palestine

The Significance of the Olive Tree in Palestine By Mr. Haytham Dieck, head of the Tour Guide Program The olive tree (botanically, European Olive) is found mainly in the Mediterranean Basin from Portugal to the Levant. This spread is because of the rich red soil (Terra Rossa). In Palestine, the olive trees are mainly planted [...]
By كلية بيت لحم للكتاب المقدس | Holy Land Blog
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Aug
18

Bible Stories in 3D Photography

Bible Stories in 3D Photography By Yousef Qumsieh Imagine yourself living hundreds of years ago, or one-thousand to two-thousand years ago, during a time when today’s technology did not exist. Living outside of the Holy Land, you would hear of stories, myths, and legends passed down from generation to generation as it was the only [...]
By كلية بيت لحم للكتاب المقدس | Holy Land Blog
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Jul
21

Discover Galilee: The Ministry of Jesus

Amira FarhoudAmira is the Communications Coordinator of Bethlehem Bible College. She is a committed Palestinian Christian who has a passion for writing about the intersection of faith and seeking justice for her fellow countrymen. To read more of her writings sign up for Bethlehem Bible College’s monthly newsletter.

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Jun
16

Palestinian Cuisine, Music and Heritage – the perfect combination!

Palestinian Cuisine, Music and Heritage - the perfect combination! By Daoud Baboun, a Tour Guide graduate   Food Have you ever thought that the food you are eating today in any Palestinian home could be the same food that Jesus ate at the Last Supper while He was in the Upper Room in Jerusalem, just [...]
By كلية بيت لحم للكتاب المقدس | Holy Land Blog
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May
14

Palestinian Nakba of 1948

Palestinian Nakba of 1948 by Ibrahim Khair a Tour Guide student Tracing back the Nakba to the year 1948 will not give us full insight into the tragedy of this event. The Nakba did not start in 1948 and that surely didn’t mark its end. Goethe, the Orientalist German poet, once said, “He who cannot [...]
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