In cooperation with the
department of Religious Studies at Bethlehem University,
A panel was held to discuss the book that was published by Al-Liqa’
and Sabeel Centers. Panellists included Fr. Dr. Rafiq Khoury and Dr.
Barakat Hasan. Fr. Dr. Iyad Twal, chair of the Department of
Religious Studies moderated the panel.
chairs and lecturers as well as students attended this event. Fr.
Twal welcomed the attendees and thanked both centres and hoped that
further cooperation will continue between the centres and the
university faculty and students.
The content of the book
on “Peaceful Resistance in Islam and Christianity” was examined by
Fr. Rafiq and Dr Barakat and both stresed the need for our people to
become familiar with true face of both religions.
Both added that
peaceful resistance needs broad popular support in order to achieve
a just solution to the Palestinian Problem.
A question and an
answer session and commentary by teachers and students followed.