Between Two Fires: A Palestinian Christian's Perspective

Myriad voices have been heard over the decades that the Israeli-Palestinian conflict has dragged on, and last week a voice from a small faction in Gaza came to Santa Barbara to be heard. Hanna Massad is one of a very small number of Baptists from Gaza: There are only 200, out of 1.5 million Gazans. Speaking to Westmont College Professor Chandra Mallampalli’s class on the topic of imperialism, Massad told students how he and most of his small congregation, which he now ministers, were forced to leave Gaza a year and a half ago when Islamic militants murdered the church’s leader during a persecution of non-Muslims in the area. more

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