Friday, August 30, 2013

Faculty Publication: article on the Episcopal church in Nazareth

This was published last year but it had not been posted to this blog yet. This brief article includes a historical sketch for the Christ Church (Episcopal/Anglican) in Nazareth, and a description of the liturgy as it presently exists.

Miller, Duane Alexander. 2012. "The First Church of the Diocese of Jerusalem: a work in progress--or maybe not?" in Anglican and Episcopal History Vol 81:2, June.

Other articles by the author on the Episcopal/Anglican community in the region are:

Church of the Redemer, in Amman in Anglican and Episcopal History
Cathedral of St George the Martyr, in Jerusalem in Anglican and Episcopal History
"Identity, Liturgy and Mission: the Episcopal Church in Jordan" in Journal of Anglican Studies

Thursday, August 29, 2013

Transitions: a new president for our seminary

Our founding president, Bryson Arthur, has accepted the position of academic dean at Jordan Evangelical Theological Seminary, in Amman. Our seminary is happy to announce that Azar Ajaj, formerly vice president for administrative affairs, is our new seminary president.

Best wishes to Bryson and Azar in their new positions.

Saturday, August 17, 2013

Bibliography of Arabophone Christianity in Israel and Palestine

NETS is pleased to share with you our first Mary's Well Occasional Paper of 2013. Here you will find a detailed bibliography of Arabophone Christianity here in Israel-Palestine, though the focus is on the period after 1948. 

If any sources have been missed please let us know by leaving a comment on the blog and, if there is interest, a revision of the bibliography may be composed.

Click HERE to download the "Bibliography of Arabophone Christianity in Israel and Palestine" by Philip E. Sumpter. (Mary's Well Occasional Papers, Vol 2:1, August 2013)

The occasional papers from volume one can be found here.

Saturday, August 10, 2013

Tel Aviv classes

NETS offers classes in Tel Aviv in partnership with the Filipino Baptist Church. Here are some recent pictures. Alex Miller lectures in theology, in this picture, on Christology. Phil Sumpter lectures on Old Testament, in this picture on the Psalms. The last picture is of the two lecturers with a number of the students.