Tag Archives: Holy land.

Passport at the ready.

And so, in less than 48 hours I will be back again to the Holy Land, fought for throughout history by the Jews, Muslims and Christians. I for one am at a loss as to to how and why these … Continue reading

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A very merry Christmas.

“When the song of the angels is stilled, When the star in the sky is gone, When the kings and prices are home, When the shepherds are back with their flocks. The work of Christmas begins: To find the lost, … Continue reading

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Eid al Fitr

Today is Eid, the ending of the Ramadan fast for Muslims. This is traditionally when they give each other gifts and wear new, brightly coloured clothes, at little like Christmas for Christians. For Muslims, Mecca is the Holy of Holies. … Continue reading

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The Holy Land

So, this time next week we will all be in anticipation for our flight out to the seat of three major religions- Christianity, Judaism and Islam. A place which has been fought over since time began and will probably be … Continue reading

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From Egypt to Palestine.

Today’s post is taking a slightly different slant about the trip I am making. For one to appease the tutor of my course on The History of Ancient Egypt (I could keep the link to my blog on our group … Continue reading

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