We Belong to the Land: The Story of a Palestinian Israeli Who Lives for Peace and Reconciliation

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Nominated several times for the Noble Peace Prize, world-renowned Palestinian priest, Elias Chacour, narrates the gripping story of his life spent working to achieve peace and reconciliation among Israeli Jews, Christians, and Muslims. From the destruction of his boyhood village and his work as a priest in Galilee to his efforts to build school, libraries, and summer camps for children of all religions, this peacemaker’s moving story brings hope to one of the most complex struggles of our time.

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Document Type
  • Book

Alternate Title
  • We Belong to the Land

Author
  • Mary E. Jensen

  • Elias Chacour

Date Created
  • 2016-03-15

Extent
  • 232 pages

ISBN
  • 9780268077082

  • 9780268077099

Publisher
  • University of Notre Dame Press

Publication Date
  • 2015-11-15

Subject
  • Peace

  • History

  • Palestine

  • Violence

  • Religion

  • Politics

  • Biography

  • Reconciliation

  • Israel

Subject (Library of Congress)
  • Palestinian Arabs–Israel–Galilee–Biography

  • Catholic Church–Byzantine rite, Melchite–Israel–Galilee–Clergy–Biography

  • Arab-Israeli conflict

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  • English

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