Sabeel

I am sometimes asked what the word “sabeel” means. Indeed I was asked that again by a friend just today. The primary meaning of Sabeel in both Arabic and Hebrew is simply, “Path.” As such it recalls an ancient name for the earliest Jesus community as “the Way” (cf: Acts 9:2; 19:9,23; 22:4; 24:14,22), and… Continue reading Sabeel

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Imaging and imagining Palestine

The famous line that “the camera does not lie,” has long been shown to be untrue. Long before digital manipulation of photographs was possible there were ways to take and modify photographs to distract from the truth or to emphasize certain elements of the image. It was always an image. Never the reality. However, with… Continue reading Imaging and imagining Palestine

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Sabeel Australia

Friends of Sabeel Australia Inc was formed in 2003 to support the work of the Sabeel Ecumenical Liberation Theology Center in Jerusalem. We are an Incorporated Association under Queensland law (registration number IA32173). Our primary objectives are: To raise awareness in Australia and provide education concerning Christians in Israel and Palestine as well as neighbouring countries;… Continue reading Sabeel Australia

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