Elias Chacour was the Archbishop of Akko, Haifa, Nazareth and All Galilee of the Melkite Greek . Chacour is the author of two best selling books, Blood Brothers and We Belong to the Land. Blood Brothers covers his childhood growing up in. Elias Chacour enjoyed a simple childhood in Biram, a small village in Galilee. School, church, and family met his needs and nurtured his soul, so he grew in the . Elias Chacourt is a Melkite Catholic priest and a Palestinian. Blood Brothers is at once the story of Elias’ life growing up by the Sea of Galilee and an.

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The story opens in the s in the village of Biram, where Chacour spent his early childhood. Blood Brothers was first published by Chosen Books, a Division of Baker Book House Company, back in with several reprintings that followed including my own expanded edition.

But then I read other summaries by people with much more experience than I have. What you do matters. Whoever follows me will never walk in darkness, but will have the light of life. He says they were pawns of the Zionist leaders. In other projects Wikimedia Commons.

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I do believe this book is worthy because it uses real details from eliias actually happened not rumors he heard about it. He as a child watched his family be stripped of their home and have everything taken from him and so he had to leave his family and go to an orphanage.

My dreams were different. Elias uses decent descriptives and word choice, touching on each scene long enough for you to get a glimpse of what he meant.

Many Zionists were ill at ease with those who insisted on Jewish “predominance” in Palestine. Chacour came to the village of Ibillin in the Galilee as a young priest in We must forgive those who have made themselves our enemies for that is what Jesus did.

I really am, after reading this book, only pro- the people in it. So that they can really get a picture of what it is like over there. He has dedicated his life to bringing Jews, Christians, and Muslims together Following the aftermath of Hitler, Palestine grudgingly welcomed Zionist Jews and their military. Elias Chacour is just a small boy, when his family had close relationships with Hlood in his community.

At least that’s what Wikipedia implies. Elais saw a lot of similaries in their approach to long-standing problems. I listened to this book courtesy of Tantor Media.

Blood Brothers Summary & Study Guide

How do you find it your right to judge? This is one man’s story about living and working in that tiny state along the Mediterranean. The Bread of Orphans.


Mostly, embarrassed that I’ve gone on for so long ignoring these issues. This book helped me understand the Palestinian side cahcour the Middle East conflict in Longere, gave this advice during a final lecture: One of my top 10 inspiring books. He felt a growing hopelessness and questioned his faith. Refresh and try again. Even though his family’s lives were torn apart by the Israeli Zionists, he does not hate them.

He had to deal with the constant pressure from other Palestinians to join the violent revolts to the Zionist attacks on the Palestine. He enjoyed going on spiritual walks with Jesus, his savior and role model. He hurt for the Jewish people and recognized their need for glood homeland but wondered why the persecuted had become persecutors. It gave me background information elisa the roots of the Israel and Palestine conflict with each other that we were studying in my World History class.