Tag Archives: Kingdom of Jordan

Would You Believe That Young Arab Muslims Are Sending Love Letters To Israel? UPDATED

  Of course you wouldn’t. Because to hear of such a thing would bring into question the idea that you’ve come to believe. You know, the idea that Muslims are a bloc of jihad mongering zealots. Well, here’s a story … Continue reading

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I Forgot To Finish The Story About Sleeping In For Easter In Amman. Here’s What We Discovered…

…a beautiful Greek Orthodox parish church with the mouthful name of The Church  of Jesus Christ’s Entry Into The Temple. I took a couple of photographs with my camera before the battery died. Feast your eyes upon this beautiful sanctuary.

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Dumb Things Americans Do At Home, Drives Recruitment Of Extremists Abroad

Here is an excerpt of the dumb thing I’m referring to in particular, A United States federal judge has ordered New York’s Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) to display on its buses a controversial ad that refers to Muslims killing Jews, … Continue reading

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The Kingdom Of Jordan Through My Camera Lens…

What follows are a few snapshots taken while I was in Jordan for the Religious Blogger/Press Tour. I took hundreds of photographs (who doesn’t these days?) and I intend to share them with you here. How about a dozen at … Continue reading

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If A Pilgrimage To The Holy Land Is “The Fifth Gospel,” Then Guess What?

You need to read both sides of the book, saavy? Look at the map above. See how the Jordan River runs through the middle of the geography? The Jordan is like the spine of the book. The spine of the … Continue reading

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King Abdullah II of Jordan Is A Good King. Listen To Him

Note that I didn’t say that he is a perfect king, or that he is without sin, or that he walks on water, or that he can do no wrong. No. All of us fall short of the glory of … Continue reading

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It’s Easter Sunday In Amman, So I Slept In. What Happened Next Is Incredible…UPDATED

As you all should realize by now, a few of us from the Patheos Catholic Channel, and a handful of other religious bloggers, are visiting the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan.

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A Little Film I Watched About Where Jesus Was Baptized In Jordan…

  During breakfast this morning, on the 787 Dreamliner flying the livery of Royal Jordanian Airlines, I watched an interesting little film. It’s about the place in the Kingdom of Jordan that has been visited by popes, and pilgrims. The … Continue reading

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I Bet You Didn’t Expect The Kingdom Of Jordan To Be This Gorgeous…

See that lovely countryside above? That is where I am headed today. A number of my Patheos colleagues are coming with me, too.

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