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Canon Naim Ateek

First Name: 
Naim
Last Name: 
Ateek
Leadership Type: 
FOSNA Leadership
FOSNA Title: 
Founder/Director
Institution: 
Sabeel Ecumenical Liberation Theology Center, Jerusalem
Bio: 

Born in the Palestinian village of Beisan, Ateek was ordained in the Anglican (Episcopal) Church in 1967 and earned degrees from Hardin-Simmons University and the Church Divinity School of the Pacific; he also holds a doctorate of divinity degree from the San Francisco Theological Seminary. Ateek established the Sabeel Ecumenical Liberation Theology Center in Jerusalem in 1991. He is author and editor of numerous books, and has been called “the Desmond Tutu of Palestine.”

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