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Responsibility and Cultural Relativity

I don’t know what it is about Sundays, they seem to be the one day a week I’m most likely to blog. I’ve been thinking about this topic a lot lately. 1,133 more words

Heart and Soul: Accepting the Other (Interfaith Relations in Oman)

BBC Radio Programme

Faith in Oman Episode 1 of 2

Duration:  29 minutes First broadcast:   5 April 2014

In the Islamically conservative Gulf region, Oman stands out for its religious tolerance. 134 more words


Egypt: Leaving the Age of Myth

Egypt is riven by violence. Not the large-scale violence of last summer, or the previous year, when Molotov cocktails met riot shields, but a low boil. 389 more words

My Remarkable Trip to Kuwait: Part 8

The Persian Gulf, also known as the Arabian Gulf, is beautiful from a distance; however, something very sad is happening to it. The Persian Gulf is polluted from oil spills and waste.


Building the Church in Arabia Is About More Than Just Buildings

King Isa Al Khalifah of Bahrain has given land to the Catholic Church to construct a 2,500-seat church in the Middle Eastern island nation, to be called Our Lady of Arabia. 154 more words

Saudi Arabia

Sofia Al Asfoor

This year, instead of buying bags here and there I’ve decided I want to save and buy a Sofia Al Asfoor bag. The Shield is my favorite and I would love it in orange or army green. 14 more words


Little Bahrain and Its Very Big Problems

Sex! Drugs! ATM bombs!  A long-running violent uprising against the government!  What’s not to love?

When I first visited Bahrain in February 2011, just a few weeks before the mass uprising that… 2,115 more words

Middle East