Our trip ended on May 4, 2015 with an early morning drive to Bethlehem, which is over the Green Line. There we visited the Church of the Nativity, the traditional birthplace of Jesus—and members of our group engaged in a study session examining the range of importance that particular sites have in religious communities. Next, we stopped at a Palestinian farm near the Gush Etzion junction.
This paper examines the support within the Presbyterian Church for a peaceful, two-state resolution of the entrenched conflict between Israelis and Palestinians.
Recognizing the invective that often is employed in discussing the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, Third Narrative offers a less polarizing approach.