The stereotype of stereotyping

I chuckled to myself as I read through the stereotypes of different nationalities charted on the Lewis Diagram. Being a world traveler, each nation conjured up faces and personalities of friends and co-workers I’ve visited abroad, and how I’ve had to adapt to them and “their way of doing things”—whether it meant slowing down and making time […]

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Egyptian Uprising Offers New Day for Church

View of the Mosques of Sultan Hassan and Al-Rifai in Cairo - Egypt

The Arab Spring quickly became the winter of discontent for most of the Middle East as Arab strongmen were toppled and in many cases replaced by fundamentalists.  Nowhere has this been more true than in Egypt, where just this week, the military that had controlled the nation for decades under Sadat and Mubarak, retook power […]

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