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Vacationing With Moses, John the Baptist, Christopher Columbus, Captain Bligh and Nelson Eddy

Bob Schulman | Posted 04.13.2014 | Travel
Bob Schulman

Exploring a Greek island, a Mexican colonial town, a biblical site or wherever can be a lot more fun if you put yourself in the sandals, boots and shoes of the historical superstars of those places.

Christian Pilgrimage And Middle Eastern Water Scarcity

Rachel Havrelock | Posted 04.01.2012 | Religion
Rachel Havrelock

Skeptics might do well to remember that, in many of these traditions, the Jordan is the gateway to heaven.

Jesus' Baptism Site In West Bank Opened By Israel

AP | By MATTI FRIEDMAN | Posted 09.11.2011 | Religion

QASR EL-YAHUD, West Bank -- Israel opened the traditional baptism site of Jesus to daily visits Tuesday, a move that required the cooperation of Israe...

Israel Removes Land Mines From Site Of Jesus' Baptism

Posted 07.19.2011 | Religion

By Judith Sudilovsky Religion News Service QASR EL YAHUD, West Bank (RNS/ENInews) Pilgrims are flowing back to the traditional site of Jesus' bapt...

River Jordan's Praying for Strangers Buries the Message

Jackie K. Cooper | Posted 06.07.2011 | Books
Jackie K. Cooper

River Jordan (and yes that is her real name) is the author of several books of fiction. Her latest book Praying for Strangers is a departure for her. ...