Damascus

September 16, 2016

Subjects of Objectification or Kindred Spirits? Images and Stories of Refugees

by Kathryn Kraft* Did you know that many Syrians who flee their country choose not to register with the UN as refugees? There are many reasons for this, but one important reason is that they don’t like the images that the word ‘refugee’ conjures. If they were to officially become […]
May 8, 2014

Not Your Normal, Everyday Conference

By Mike Kuhn It was like every other Christian conference I’ve ever attended.  It was like no other Christian conference I’ve ever attended. We met at a hotel in Chataura (in Lebanon) about a thirty minute drive from the Syria-Lebanon border.  All the attendees had crossed over from Damascus—Shem—as they […]