I am an International student from Colombia majoring in Religion and International Relations at Calvin University. This summer I have the opportunity of participating in interfaith Scriptural Reasoning online. This is a joint effort between professor Frans Van Liere from my university and Jeffrey Bos from the Al Amana Centre. This is an entirely new […]
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Jose Suarez Martinez was born and raised in Bogotá, Colombia to a loving Christian family. He shared about his religious experiences: “I have had the privilege of serving in ministry since I was 11 years old. My service experience has mostly taken place in churches and outreach initiatives. I have also worked and served in […]
During my stay here in Oman, I have become more familiar with interfaith dialogue, cross-cultural interaction, peacebuilding and getting to know new cultures. It has absolutely been a life changing experience and a learning process which will hopefully continue in the future. My time at the centre is limited, but I’m sure, and I hope, that […]
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The arrival board at Muscat Airport reports that the Biman Airlines flight arrived at 00:45 from Dhaka, Bangladesh. “Bags are on the belt,” displays the automated sign board. Then it changes to “Bags are delivered.” I tell Gary Brown that I am going to get a espresso shot at Café Nero. It shouldn’t be too […]
While our regular programs are suspended due to coronavirus, Al Amana Centre is introducing weekly Fireside Chats. These 1-hour conversations are streamed on Facebook Live each Sunday at 8pm GST (12PM EST). Each week we welcome a different guest from our community here in Oman. Our second episode featured Mohammed Alshuaili, long-time friend and Arabic […]
Last week, I took a taxi to go to Casa Blue Café to watch a football game on the big screen. I got to talking with the driver, trying to make small talk with my newly learned Arabic. He asked me what it is I do in Oman. I paused to think. How do I […]
While our regular programs are suspended due to coronavirus, Al Amana Centre is introducing weekly Fireside Chats. These 1-hour conversations are streamed on Facebook Live each Sunday at 8pm GST (12PM EST). Each week we welcome a different guest from our community here in Oman. Our first episode was last night and featured a beloved […]