n HTS : Theological Studies - Bethlehem besieged : Stories of hope in times of trouble, M. Raheb : book review
|Article Title||Bethlehem besieged : Stories of hope in times of trouble, M. Raheb : book review|
|Journal||HTS : Theological Studies|
|Publication Date||Jun 2006|
Extracted from text ... Boekbesprekings / Book Reviews Raheb, M 2004 - Bethlehem besieged: Stories of hope in times of trouble Publisher: Augsburg Fortress. 158 pp Price: US$15.00 Reviewer: Rev Brice Rogers (Evangelical Theological Seminary, Cairo) "When you have hope, you resist becoming data to be gathered or a case study on human rights violations - someone to pity or something to observe. Rightly understood, hope is nothing less than gaining control over one's destiny" (p 153). For anyone called to serve as a religious leader in a context of war and occupation, hope can be a difficult resource to draw upon. How ..
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