SAMEA Conversation with Alex Awad

April 12th, 2017 § 0

Thursday, April 27
3:00 pm
Demaray 353

Students For Middle East Awareness (SAMEA) is delighted to be hosting a conversation with Reverend Alex Awad. Alex is the retired pastor at East Jerusalem Baptist Church and a professor at Bethlehem Bible College.

His family is one of the oldest and most celebrated Christian families in Bethlehem. Alex’s brother Bishara is founder of Bethlehem Bible College; his nephew Sami is director of Holy Land Trust as well as founder of both Christ at the Checkpoint and the BetLehem Music Festival; and his brother Mubarak, recognized by Newsweek as the “Palestinian Gandhi,” is Professor of Peace Studies at American University in Washington DC.

Alex advises the United Methodist Church’s Board of Global Ministries and the Mennonite Palestine-Israel Network (MennoPIN) on issues regarding Palestine and Israel.

For more information contact:
Doug Thorpe, Faculty Advisor, at dthorpe@spu.edu
Bree Brinson, Chair, SAMEA, at brinsonb@spu.edu

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