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BETHLEHEM, ISRAEL - October 2007

“Bethlehem is Not a Good Place, My Friend…”

I am not a religious person and am certainly not a strong believer. Whilst I was raised as a Methodist and attended an Anglican school, if asked, I would say I am Agnostic. 364 more words


Photo101 – Day 12 – Architecture & Monochrome - Write the vision...

“I will take my stand at my watchpost

And station myself on the tower,

And look out to see what He will say to me, 33 more words


Review: The Freedom Theatre perform 'The Siege'

Electronic Intifada, 2 June 2015

The setting for The Siege is the interior of the church itself, skilfully evoked with a specially-constructed set in which smoke, ornate hanging lamps, tiled floors and plainchant create an atmosphere redolent of this ancient place.

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Jerusalem & Bethlehem, TB&TS Tour Report #7

The Old Cityscape
Our first stop on our first morning in Jerusalem was, where else, the Mount of Olives and the world-famous vista: the Old City walls, dating to the 16th century, with the Dome of the Rock (7th century) and Al Aksa mosque (8th century) in the foreground. 529 more words

The Holy Land (Days 1-6)

Sorry friends, but my brain becomes so saturated with knowledge, spirituality, sadness, joy, and incredulity each day from the hours of 7 am-5 pm, that by the time I get to sit down with a laptop, all I want to do is make sure the world hasn’t ended. 1,086 more words

Siege of the Church of the Nativity

sunday 17th may, 8.05-8.14pm, on bbc world service radio (freeview channel 710 or 107)
the history hour (presented by max pearson) leads with …

“Siege of The Church of the Nativity: In May 2002 a group of Palestinian gunmen, civilians and nuns and monks, were holed up inside one of Christianity’s most holy sites”

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