Entries by Emma Wright

Recap: New Brunswick Theological Seminary

“The single story creates stereotypes, and the problem with stereotypes is not that they are untrue, but that they are incomplete. They make one story become the only story” (Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie).  On December 27th, a group of professors, students, alumni, and staff from New Brunswick Theological Seminary arrived at Al Amana Centre for nine days of meeting new people, hearing new […]

Meet Pyry Paulasaari, Volunteer

Al Amana Centre welcomes Pyry Paulasaari, a Finnish student from the University of Stirling in Scotland. Pyry arrived mid-August and is with us for six weeks. Thanks for all that you are doing, Pyry!  Salaam Aleikum! This beautiful wish of peace is often countered with an English “welcome!” when I visit the corner shawarma stand […]