Kairos Palestine-The Voice of Palestinian Christians
Omar, A. Rashied, The Ecumenical Review
December 2010 marked the first anniversary of the release of Kairos Palestine: A Moment of Truth. This document, endorsed by almost all of the heads and leaders of Christian churches in Palestine, is described as "a word of faith, hope and love from the heart of the Palestinian suffering". South Africans can relate to the potential significance of this document, since the South African Kairos Document in 1985 was a major turning point in our history when Christian churches added their voice to the resistance against apartheid. The Kairos Document in South Africa galvanized all faith communities and strengthened the broader liberation movement in its struggle against apartheid for a just society free from oppression. I believe, similarly, that the proclamation of Kairos Palestine may be destined to become a watershed moment in the history of the Palestinian struggle against the tyranny of the Israeli occupation.…
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Publication information: Article title: Kairos Palestine-The Voice of Palestinian Christians. Contributors: Omar, A. Rashied - Author. Journal title: The Ecumenical Review. Volume: 63. Issue: 1 Publication date: March 2011. Page number: 122+. © 1999 World Council of Churches. COPYRIGHT 2011 Gale Group.
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