philip rizk

Last weekend I was at a family reunion where I had been invited to show pictures from my sabbatical in the Middle East last spring.

Lynne Hybels 2-13-2009
A year ago I became haunted by the notion that Christians, Muslims, and Jews are going to blow up the world unless we learn to get along.
No more details as of yet, just this update on the Facebook page:

Wednesday February 11th, 4:00 a.m.

We at Sojourners continue to be deeply concerned for the safety and well-being of Philip Rizk, who was arrested and detained by Egyptian secret police Friday evening following a rally north of Cairo in support of the people of Gaza.

Ben White 2-09-2009
My dear friend Philip Rizk was kidnapped on Friday night by Egyptian secret police.
Leonard Rodgers 2-09-2009

Friday evening I was in Washington D.C. and received an urgent message from Egypt. The major player in helping us get medical equipment into Egypt duirng the early days of the recent 22 day war in Gaza was Philip Rizk. Friday evening at 11 p.m.

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