An Interview with Bishara Awad about His Autobiography Yet in the Dark Streets Shining

2022-04-14T07:32:09+00:00

Andrew Bush, the director of the Bethlehem Institute of Peace and Justice (BIPJ), with the Network of Evangelicals for the Middle East (NEME) recently conducted a webinar to celebrate the launching of  Bishara Awad’s new autobiography, Yet in the Dark Streets Shining.  In this webinar, Andrew interviews Bishara about his life story.  Co-written with Mercy Aiken, this is a moving account of a Palestinian family trying to survive the war in 1948 in Jerusalem. It is a testimony of faith in Christ Jesus that sustains a family in the face of grievous loss.  It is a witness of the miraculous [...]

An Interview with Bishara Awad about His Autobiography Yet in the Dark Streets Shining2022-04-14T07:32:09+00:00

Making the ‘Peacemaking and Justice in the Palestinian Context’ special

2022-01-24T09:41:01+00:00

On International Day of Education, meet Marcy Heinz, a Bethlehem Institute of Peace and Justice student, speaking briefly about her experience studying with us! “The function of education is to teach one to think intensively and to think critically. Intelligence plus character – that is the goal of true education.” Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. When I stepped off the plane at Ben Gurion Airport in Tel Aviv, Israel in the late 1990’s I had no idea what the road ahead of me might include. I only knew I was following God’s call and was in a season of [...]

Making the ‘Peacemaking and Justice in the Palestinian Context’ special2022-01-24T09:41:01+00:00

The Bethlehem Institute of Peace and Justice’s First Semester is Underway!

2021-10-29T08:49:43+00:00

Students from more than half a dozen countries are deeply engaged in the first fully online course of the Bethlehem Institute of Peace and Justice. The course is entitled Introduction to Peacemaking and Justice in the Palestinian Context 1.    The materials challenge the participants to consider what it means to be a peacemaker in our troubled world. Noted Palestinian lecturers are taking the discussion out of the ivory tower into the harsh reality of Palestinian life. One student comments, “I am thoroughly enjoying and stimulated by the lectures, readings, and discussion threads!” You can join us!     Registration is now open [...]

The Bethlehem Institute of Peace and Justice’s First Semester is Underway!2021-10-29T08:49:43+00:00

The BIPJ launched its inaugural online course entitled Introduction to Peacemaking and Justice in the Palestinian Context 1

2021-09-17T09:31:10+00:00

The Bethlehem Institute of Peace and Justice at Bethlehem Bible College launched its inaugural online course entitled Introduction to Peacemaking and Justice in the Palestinian Context 1. Andrew Bush, the director of the BIPJ, states: “We are excited that the course is fully enrolled with twenty-nine students from Liberia, the Netherlands, Scotland, England, Canada, the Philippines, and the United States. This fourteen-week course can be taken for credit or audit. It explores a wide range of topics, including the reconciliation process of ‘Sulha’ in Arab societies, the history and present status of the Israeli/Palestinian conflict, and the importance of non-violence [...]

The BIPJ launched its inaugural online course entitled Introduction to Peacemaking and Justice in the Palestinian Context 12021-09-17T09:31:10+00:00

Interview With Dr. Martin Accad

2021-08-27T09:53:23+00:00

Global Peacemakers Speak: An Interview Series of the BIPJ Around the world, peacemakers are bringing transformative change in places of conflict and hardship. Often these visionary women and men do their work under the radar, with only those in their closest circles of associates appreciating their sacrificial work. Global Peacemakers Speak is our effort at the BIPJ to bring their voices and insights to a broader audience. Martin Accad, Beirut Lebanon Interview August 25, 2021 MARTIN ACCAD has a DPhil from the University of Oxford, UK. Formerly, he was the Chief Academic Officer at the Arab Baptist Theological Seminary, Mansourieh, [...]

Interview With Dr. Martin Accad2021-08-27T09:53:23+00:00

Interview With Dr. Mubarak Awad

2021-02-22T11:32:38+00:00

The “Gandhi of Palestine” has returned to the place that needs him the most Dr. Mubarak Awad is a world-famous Palestinian nonviolent activist. He is also known as the “Gandhi of Palestine.” Dr. Awad is the founder of the Nonviolence International, which is headquartered in Washington, D.C., and has worked with the likes of Yasser Arafat, the ex-president of Palestine, to advocate for nonviolent approaches to conflict resolution. Our Gandhi is back at BBC to teach a two-week course on nonviolence and conflict resolution in a high-conflict area. Amira Farhoud:   Why do you believe in nonviolence? Mubarak Awad: When humans [...]

Interview With Dr. Mubarak Awad2021-02-22T11:32:38+00:00

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