Bible Lands Summer 2016
A constant theme of our news media is the plight of refugees fleeing the catastrophe that is unfolding in Syria, the unsettled aftermath of the conflict in Iraq and the plight of many in Africa. This issue of Bible Lands has an emphasis on ministry among refugees. And these articles highlight the realities that our fellow Anglicans are facing in different parts of the Middle East.
Highlights in this edition of Bible Lands:
Archbishop Suheil of Jerusalem writes on the support for more than one million refugees in Jordan.
Sudanese refugees in the Gambella Region alongide the establishment of St Frumentius Theological Centre
A rare report on the conflict in Yemen
Tributes to two great Christian leaders in the Diocese of Egypt
Significant change to episcopal leadership in Iran
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Iran episcopal leadership changes
Bishop Azad Marshall has resigned as Bishop in Iran but continues as Vicar-General whilst Archbishop Mouneer requests prayer for God's guidance in discerning a successor.
Obituaries: Abee Wakid and Colin Williamson
Reflections on the lives of Abee Wakid, Diocesan treasurer based at All Saints Cairo, and Colin Williamson, oil industry professional in Iran who later served on the boards of JMECA, the Church Army and CMS.
Gambella: High Hopes & Harsh Realities
Dean of College Revd Johann VandeBijl writes of the new theological college of St Frumentius in Gambella and the terrible ethnic clashes endangering lives and studies