National Geographic Archive

The Little-Known Plight and Important Cause of the Palestinian Christian

In 1967, when Israel occupied the West Bank, I was only five years of age. As the youngest in a Christian family of twelve, I can still remember my mother grabbing my hand and leading me to the safety of our home in charming Ramallah. Belonging to the historic Arab Christian community in Palestine, my […]

Is the Bible Just Written by the Winners in History?

It seems as though it was just days ago that the Gospel of Judas was front and center in the news. USA Today ran a cover story titled, “Long-Lost Gospel of Judas Casts ‘Traitor’ in New Light.”[1] National Geographic channel featured a two-hour made-for-television special on thirteen papyrus pages that promised to challenge our deepest […]